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

  Entailment \En*tail"ment\, n.
     1. The act of entailing or of giving, as an estate, and
        directing the mode of descent.
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     2. The condition of being entailed.
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     3. A thing entailed.
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              Brutality as an hereditary entailment becomes an
              ever weakening force.                 --R. L.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: something that is inferred (deduced or entailed or
           implied); "his resignation had political implications"
           [syn: deduction, entailment, implication]

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