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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: Latin, present participle of consequi, from com- ( COM-) + sequi 'to follow'

consequent

adjective
     
con‧se‧quent [usually before noun] formal
happening as a result of a particular event or situation:
the rise in inflation and consequent fall in demand

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