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 for In consequence of
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              Shun to taste,
              And shun the bitter consequence.      --Milton.
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     2. (Logic) A proposition collected from the agreement of
        other previous propositions; any conclusion which results
        from reason or argument; inference.
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     3. Chain of causes and effects; consecution.
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              Such fatal consequence unites us three. --Milton.
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              Link follows link by necessary consequence.
                                                    --Coleridge.
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     4. Importance with respect to what comes after; power to
        influence or produce an effect; value; moment; rank;
        distinction.
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              It is a matter of small consequence.  --Shak.
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              A sense of your own worth and consequence. --Cowper.
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     In consequence, hence; for this cause.
  
     In consequence of, by reason of; as the effect of.
  
     Syn: Effect; result; end. See Effect.
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