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  • n. Plural form of ramification.

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Examples

  • I look at the long-term ramifications, meaning that even if Jones was here and not in a contract dispute, the fact would still be that he'll be 31 in August and the Jets need to get younger at the position.

    The Fifth Down

  • Just as candidate Cain has to deal with the long-term ramifications of the sexual harassment controversy, the right-wing press will emerge from the saga in a much weaker and even less trustworthy state.

    Eric Boehlert: With Cain, Right-Wing Media Fail First Test of 2012 Campaign

  • China had long since taken an independent path, and in the 1980s shifted to a market economy, with huge long-term ramifications.

    Between War and Peace

  • The Commons foreign affairs select committee said the 16% budget cut imposed on the service as part of the government's comprehensive spending review had "long-term ramifications" for the 79-year-old broadcaster and called for its future funding to be ringfenced.

    BBC World Service cuts must be reversed, say MPs

  • I find myself wondering, as I watch and read the unfolding news coverage of this event, if, as a society, we remain equipped to pause long enough to consider the long-term ramifications of any event, tragic or otherwise.

    Elizabeth Bisbee Silber: The Consequences of Our Rapid-Fire Culture

  • But I find myself wondering, as I watch and read the unfolding news coverage of this event, if, as a society, we remain equipped to pause long enough to consider the long-term ramifications of any event, tragic or otherwise.

    Elizabeth Bisbee Silber: The Consequences of Our Rapid-Fire Culture

  • The long-term ramifications of accepting Express Scripts terms with below market rates and minimal predictability for the services the pharmacy provides would have been worse than the short-term impact to earnings, Walgreens said.

    Walgreens to Drop Out of Express Scripts Network

  • We haven't entered a new depression but the market is still coming to its conclusions on the longer-term ramifications of the crisis and the policy responses that followed on from that.

    Global Recovery in the Balance

  • Samira Shackle looks at some of the long-term ramifications.

    Introduction to the professional competition

  • It's clear that we need reform, and we need it now, but rushing through legislation without carefully considering the long-term ramifications for our economy is not the way to go.

    John J. Castellani: Proxy Access: A Threat to Successful Reform

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  • All that mattered was that some giant First Principles error had produced fantastic false ramifications. Now everything you thought you knew ... Everything you were sure was ... Didn't you see this coming? You, the big reader? From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    March 21, 2012