/ 5kCnsIkwEnt; `kBnsE9kwZnt/ adj ~ (on/upon sth) (fml 文) following sth as a result or an effect 由某事物引起的; 随之发生的: his resignation and the consequent public uproar 他的辞职以及由此而引起的公众的哗然 * the rise in prices consequent upon the failure of the crops 由於农作物歉收而引起的物价上涨.
> consequently adv as a result; therefore 所以; 因而: My car broke down and consequently I was late. 我的汽车坏了, 所以我迟到了.