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of consequence

Important, as in For all matters of consequence we have to consult the board, or Only scientists of consequence have been invited to speak. This idiom was first recorded in 1489.
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The allocation of consequence management assets should not be handled on a first-come, first-served basis, but should be based on an understanding of the tradeoffs among competing demands.
Once the complete hst of consequences was established, two of the authors were trained as coders.
The mean number of consequences mentioned by each respondent was 8.
For both females and males, the largest number of consequences fell into the category of Health - Individual Effects.
Instead, we saw that somewhat different patterns of consequences were salient for different prevention measures and for each gender.
The key when developing a plan of consequences is to apply consequences that are positive to shape desired behavior.
Students raised issues of consequences ("People did something bad and there wasn't a consequence;" "Fake.
Awareness of consequences can be based on factual knowledge or on belief.
However, the awareness of consequences in courage is quite different from acting on faith, and no understanding of courage would be complete without an understanding of what constitutes faith.
The likelihood of consequences also differed by type of sex.
The researchers caution that their classifications of consequences as positive or negative may not match the views of adolescents themselves, and the findings may not be widely generalizable.
There should be a range of consequences that are logical - not punitive - and connected to the behavior (Saphier and Gower, 1987).