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  • conj. Consequently; thus; therefore.


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  • The most serious of these, the family of polio enteroviruses, have been eradicated in the United States as a result of aggressive vaccine campaigns.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • The Church had the right to punish clerics for penal offences and had its own episcopal prisons, but from the middle of the sixteenth century, as a result of the changed relations of Church and State, the privilegium fori disappeared and the State resumed its right of punishing clerics in non-religious matters.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • It would be presumptous of me to pick out a single thing that history will identify as a result of this mission.

    First Man

  • Jesus in Pilate's Court (John, xviii, 37) belongs to Him not only in virtue of the Hypostatic Union but also by way of conquest and as a result of Redemption (Luke, i, 32).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • • While 51% thought quality of services would improve, 30% expect it to fall over the next three yearsPatient safety could be at risk because the number of managers in the NHS has fallen to "dangerously lose levels", partly as a result of "draconian" cuts and also because bosses have left after suffering regular "denigration" by ministers, including the prime minister, Farrar said.

    Pledges on NHS waiting times in doubt

  • The frequently long time frame between getting a vaccine and developing autoantibodies as a result can make it hard to cast such associations as cause and effect.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • Since the very concept of autogenicity—that chemical and toxic agents can prod the immune system to overreact, resulting in autoimmunity—is in and of itself new, how can we go about proving there is a cluster of people who have autoimmunity as a result of exposures to toxic waste in their area?

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • There is some pioneering archaeological work going on as a result of the oil spill, said Larry Murphy, lead archeologist for a council of government agencies and trustees overseeing the oil cleanup.

    Oil spill cleanup turns up trove of Indian relics

  • The France international has been handed a three-match ban and a £300 fine as a result of his dismissal in the 34-28 win over Bradford at Odsal last Saturday.

    Catalan Dragons prop David Ferriol banned for three games

  • The Santa Monica Freeway Diamond Lane experiment had been developed in haste as a result of several crises.

    Diffusion of Innovations


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