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Profits have declined as a result of the recent drop in sales.

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  • result — UK US /rɪˈzʌlt/ noun [C] ● results Cf. results ● as a result of sth Cf. as a result of sth …   Financial and business terms

  • result — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 outcome/effect ADJECTIVE ▪ beneficial, encouraging, favourable/favorable, good, positive ▪ the beneficial results of the reforms to the economy ▪ For best …   Collocations dictionary

  • result — re|sult1 W1S1 [rıˈzʌlt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(happening because of something)¦ 2¦(sports/elections)¦ 3¦(scientific tests)¦ 4¦(examinations)¦ 5¦(success)¦ 6¦(business)¦ 7 get a result ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(HAPPENING BECAUSE OF SOMETHING)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • result — 1 /rI zVlt/ noun 1 HAPPENING BECAUSE OF STH (C, U) something that happens or exists because of something that happened before (+ of): One result of the cold weather has been a sharp increase in our heating bill. | Ken s illness is the result of… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • result*/*/*/ — [rɪˈzʌlt] noun I 1) [C/U] something that is caused directly by something else He said the argument was the result of a misunderstanding.[/ex] York Road will be closed and delays are likely as a result.[/ex] Colby died as the result of a heart… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • result in something — reˈsult in sth derived to make sth happen Syn: lead to • The cyclone has resulted in many thousands of deaths. • result in something sb/sth doing sth These policies resulted in many elderly people suffering hardship …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˈmake sth ˌof sb/sth — phrasal verb 1) to understand someone or the meaning of something in a particular way I don t know what to make of our new teacher.[/ex] What do you make of this news?[/ex] 2) make the best of sth to try to get a good result despite a bad… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • parlay sth into sth — UK US parlay sth into sth Phrasal Verb with parlay({{}}/ˈpɑːli/ US  /ˈpɑːrleɪ/ verb US ► to achieve success by using a small advantage or opportunity in an effective way: »They parlayed some modest investments into massive profits for the company …   Financial and business terms

  • stake sth on sth — UK US stake sth on sth Phrasal Verb with stake({{}}/steɪk/ verb [T] ► to risk harming or losing something important if an action, decision, or situation does not have the result you expected or wanted: »He was happy to stake his reputation on the …   Financial and business terms

  • add up to sth — UK US add up to sth Phrasal Verb with add({{}}/æd/ verb [T] ► to make a particular amount: »The company s assets add up to $107bn. ► to have a particular effect or result: »These changes could add up to a marked improvement for the library …   Financial and business terms

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