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  1. ramification

    • IPA[ˌramɪfɪˈkeɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event;a subdivision of a complex structure or process
    • noun: ramification, plural noun: ramifications

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. a complex or unwelcome consequence of an action or event any change is bound to have legal ramifications
    • a subdivision of a complex structure or process an extended family with its ramifications of neighbouring in-laws
    • the action of ramifying or the state of being ramified a coronary angiogram showed ramification of the right coronary artery close to the ostium
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    • IPA[ˌraməfəˈkāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      a consequence of an action or event, especially when complex or unwelcome: any change is bound to have legal ramifications

    Oxford American Dictionary