Meaning of RAMIFICATION in English


ram ‧ i ‧ fi ‧ ca ‧ tion /ˌræməfəˈkeɪʃ ə n, ˌræmɪfəˈkeɪʃ ə n/ BrE AmE noun [countable usually plural] formal

an additional result of something you do, which may not have been clear when you first decided to do it ⇨ implications , implication :

an agreement which was to have significant ramifications for British politics

ramification of

the practical ramifications of taking on a new job

legal/political/economic etc ramifications

the environmental ramifications of the road-building program

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.