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  • 1 matter of no consequence — index nonentity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Consequence — Con se*quence, n. [L., consequentia: cf. F. cons[ e]quence. See {Consequent}.] 1. That which follows something on which it depends; that which is produced by a cause; a result. [1913 Webster] Shun to taste, And shun the bitter consequence. Milton …

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  • 3 consequence — [kän′si kwens΄, kän′sikwəns] n. [OFr < L consequentia < consequens, prp. of consequi, to follow after < com , with + sequi, to follow: see SEQUENT] 1. a result of an action, process, etc.; outcome; effect 2. a logical result or… …

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  • 4 consequence — n. importance 1) of consequence (a matter of some consequence) result 2) in consequence of * * * [ kɒnsɪkwəns] [ result ] in consequence of [ importance ] of consequence (a matter of some consequence) …

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  • 5 consequence — /kon si kwens , kweuhns/, n. 1. the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier: The accident was the consequence of reckless driving. 2. an act or instance of following something as an effect, result, or outcome. 3. the conclusion… …

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  • 6 consequence — con•se•quence [[t]ˈkɒn sɪˌkwɛns, kwəns[/t]] n. 1) the effect, result, or outcome of something occurring earlier 2) the conclusion reached by a line of reasoning; inference 3) importance or significance: a matter of no consequence[/ex] 4)… …

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  • 7 consequence — /ˈkɒnsəkwəns / (say konsuhkwuhns) noun 1. the act or fact of following as an effect or result upon something antecedent. 2. that which so follows; an effect or result. 3. the conclusion of an argument or inference. 4. importance or significance:… …

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  • 8 Matter — • Taking the term in its widest sense, matter signifies that out of which anything is made or composed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Matter     Matter      …

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  • 9 matter — [n1] substance amount, being, body, constituents, corporeality, corporeity, element, entity, individual, material, materialness, object, phenomenon, physical world, protoplasm, quantity, stuff, substantiality, sum, thing; concepts 407,433,470 Ant …

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  • 10 matter — mat·ter n 1: a subject of consideration, disagreement, or litigation: as a: a legal case, dispute, or issue a matter within the court s jurisdiction often used in titles of legal proceedings matter of Doe see also in re b …

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  • 11 Matter — Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the …

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  • 12 Matter in bar — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 13 Matter of fact — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 14 Matter of record — Matter Mat ter, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[ e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. {Mother}, {Madeira}, {Material}.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of… …

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  • 15 Matter-Eater Lad — by Curt Swan and George Klein. From Batman #84 (June 1954). Publication information Publisher …

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  • 16 matter — [mat′ər] n. [ME matiere < OFr < L materia, material, stuff, wood (< base of mater, MOTHER1), orig., the growing trunk of a tree] 1. what a thing is made of; constituent substance or material 2. what all (material) things are made of;… …

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  • 17 Matter (venue) — Matter Location The O2, Greenwich, London, England Type Music venue and nightclub Opened 2008 Owner Cameron Les …

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  • 18 matter — 1. noun 1) decaying vegetable matter Syn: material, substance, stuff 2) the heart of the matter Syn: affair, business, proceeding, situation, circumstance, event, happening, occurrence …

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  • 19 matter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. substance, material; subject, topic, business; affair; cause, ground; predicament, difficulty. v. i. signify, import; count. See importance, thought. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Substance] Syn. body,… …

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  • 20 Matter — This article is about the concept in the physical sciences. For other uses, see Matter (disambiguation). Matter is a general term for the substance of which all physical objects consist.[1][2] Typically, matter includes atoms and other particles… …

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