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the upshot (of something)

The final or resulting outcome, conclusion, or consequence (of something). The upshot of this merger is that the company will now control nearly 50% of the world's television networks. I was forced to move back home with my parents after I lost my job, the upshot being that we finally had to confront the issues that had driven a wedge between us for so many years.
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upshot of something

Fig. the result or outcome of something. The upshot of my criticism was a change in policy. The upshot of the argument was an agreement to hire a new secretary.
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the upshot (of something)

n. the result of something; the outcome of something. The upshot of it all was that we don’t get the new coffeepot.
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Founded in 1994, Upshot has 170 employees and specializes in shopper marketing, brand initiatives and total brand engagement that seamlessly flow through digital, social, mobile and in-store environments.
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These benefits and more give online shoppers at websites using Upshot Commerce and Affirm a better experience with the eTailer's brand, while boosting overall revenue potential.
The touring Upshot Circus provides workshops, shows, cabaret and stage performances all over the UK and Europe and specialises in teaching children Big Top skills like stiltwalking, juggling, tumbling, unicycling and walking the wire.
At least, that's the upshot of a study of 8,000 Italians carried out by a pharmacology center in Milan.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-5 November 2003-Siebel Systems' acquisition of UpShot completed(C)1994-2003 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
Additionally, Siebel purchased hosted CRM vendor UpShot Corp.
The CRM giant is to pay up to $70m for hosted CRM vendor UpShot Corp.
The upshot of this barrage, however, is not cleanly or uniformly targeted, as administration, faculty, staff, and even students can be found on all sides of a growing discomfort with the traditional role of the academy and its utility in the postmodern era.
The upshot of that was a government-sponsored lecture tour throughout the U.
The upshot, he says, is a 5-gal (19L) PC bottle with neck quality equal to PET.
The upshot is that assisted living is still defining itself every day.
The upshot, proponents say, is that excess body fat is burned and energy and performance are enhanced.
The new UpShot Online service provides free Web access for the first ten users in a company, with additional signups at $29.