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ramification

ra muh fuh kay shuhn

  • n  the act of branching out or dividing into branches
  • n  a part of a forked or branching shape
  • n  a development that complicates a situation
    the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications
  • n  an arrangement of branching parts

  • Though the Education Minister is primarily interested in reforming school curriculum, the ramification of his ideas nevertheless carries through all education.
  • And it is ever more clear that one ramification of Rumsfeld's win-it-fast design is that the President will be spending more time than he had planned to in the run-up to his re .
  • The ramification of this experiment is not that "dozens of other boys may have been needlessly castrated.
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  • Lost Doctor Who Episodes Found?!
    If you are not a Whovian, they you may not understand the ramification of this rumor. See it has long been believed that 106 episodes of the original Doctor Who series had been lost. They were aired and then the tapes were wiped clean for other programming. Several weeks ago...
    June 20, 2013 - Mania
Quotes

  • Natascha Kampusch in FOXNews
    I think (abuse) exists worldwide, but I think it's also a ramification of the Second World War and its connection to education and so on,Kampusch said in an interview late Wednesday with the British Broadcasting Corp.
  • Tom Seaver in New York Times
    The ramifications of not doing it were worse than the ramification of doing it. For there not to be any credit, obviously, when it hurts big businesses, it hurts small business and it hurts the average consumer, automobile loans, personal finance... Marc Morial http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marc_Morial&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHNjtipkuorZMr54vqCMRxxu3oQ8g St. Louis American http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.stlamerican.com/articles/2008/10/07/news/local_news/localnews0000000000001.txt&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHTAM14oHadiH1zv9WZixKpmJm05g Oct 7, 2008 80156 108097 ramification Whether you agree or disagree, he was one individual who had as large a ramification as anybody on the history of the game," Tom Seaver said by telephone from a market near his vineyard in California. "If the Hall of Fame is an historical...

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