Meaning of RAMIFICATION in English

RAMIFICATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ræmɪfɪkeɪʃ(ə)n ]

( ramifications)

The ramifications of a decision, plan, or event are all its consequences and effects, especially ones which are not obvious at first.

The book analyses the social and political ramifications of AIDS for the gay community.

N-COUNT : usu pl , oft with poss

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