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verb [intransitive]     result pronunciation in British English
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present tense
present participleresulting
past tenseresulted
past participleresulted
  1. to be caused directly by something that has happened previously

    Check that the bolts are secured, or an accident could result.

    result from:

    The arrests resulted from an anonymous telephone call.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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