from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The final result; the outcome. synonym: effect.
- noun The central idea or point; gist.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Final issue; conclusion; end; consummation: as, the upshot of the matter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Final issue; conclusion; the sum and substance; the end; the result; the consummation.
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- noun US A concise
- noun The
final result, or outcomeof something.
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- noun a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Its main upshot is that everyone knows their height and weight, and can quickly calculate a BMI, while the main downside is that you need a pretty typical frame with a typical fat-muscle-organ breakdown and whatnot.
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That suggests you might get a few more decades of Flynn Effect by improving those factors for the poor, but in the long term the upshot is going to be the same if the fertility gap holds.
So the upshot is households have been backing down their debt and other financial obligations, but we still have a bit of a mortgage problem.
The upshot is that inventory restocking obviously was a big contributor, but this was nonetheless a moderately good report.
So the upshot is that you might well want to pay attention to what the Austrians are saying about credit (but not politics) during the expansionary part of the cycle.
So the upshot is that regulation, not liquidationism, is the only known way to deal with banking crises, and mass nationalizations would have made the political climate in which we try to re-regulate the banks much worse, not better.
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The upshot is you can stop worrying about philosophical “problems” and also you can have fun refuting classical philosophical arguments.
The upshot is that the urban electorate has passed the rural electorate in size, and the suburban electorate is also associating itself more with the urban electorate.
The upshot is more than anything else you will just somewhat close the spreads between treasuries and riskier securities.
But the upshot is that it can easily be the case that there are only 49 or fewer Senators personally better off with a 50-vote cutoff in any given period. dan says:
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