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as a result

Due to. This is turning into a pretty bad snowstorm. As a result, all fights have been canceled. There hasn't been too much interest in the event this year. As a result, it's been pushed back a few months.
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as a result of (something)

Due to. All fights have been canceled as a result of the snowstorm. As a result of budget cuts, the company is not hosting a Christmas luncheon this year.
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net result

The outcome after everything—good and bad—has been taken into account. I know we've had to make some unsavory choices to get here, but if the net result is a benefit to the world, then isn't that worth it in the end? Once you factor in income tax, offset by your business deductions, the net result should be a sizable chunk of money.
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result from (something)

To exist, emerge, or occur as a direct consequence or outcome of something. A dream job as an artistic designer on my favorite film franchise resulted from spending my spare time drawing fan art and sharing it online. In the end, very little actually resulted from all the heated debate surrounding the issue.
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result in (something)

To cause or bring about some particular action or outcome; to end in some particular manner or fashion. The heated argument resulted in tragedy when one of the men pushed the other into an oncoming car. We're hoping that this investment results in a lucrative and sustainable revenue stream. The routine check resulted in the bank officer discovering a string of fraudulent transactions being committed by one of the senior staff.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

as a result (of something)

because of something that has happened. As a result of the accident, Tom couldn't walk for six months. We couldn't afford to borrow money for a house as a result of the rise in interest rates.
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result from something

to emerge from something; to be the outcome of something. It will be interesting to see what results from your efforts. Nothing resulted from all that work.
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result in something

to achieve something; to bring about something; to cause something to happen. I hope that this will result in the police finding your car. All my effort resulted in nothing at all.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

net result

n. the final result after all the assets and liabilities have balanced out. I don’t care about the little things. What is the net result?
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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