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outcome

[out-kuhm] /ˈaʊtˌkʌm/
noun
1.
a final product or end result; consequence; issue.
2.
a conclusion reached through a process of logical thinking.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English utcume. See out-, come
Synonyms
1, 2. See end1 .
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British Dictionary definitions for out come

outcome

/ˈaʊtˌkʌm/
noun
1.
something that follows from an action, dispute, situation, etc; result; consequence
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Word Origin and History for out come

outcome

n.

1788, "that which results from something," originally Scottish, from out + come (v.). Popularized in English by Carlyle (c.1830s). Used in Middle English in sense of "act or fact of coming out" (c.1200). Old English had utancumen (n.) "stranger, foreigner."

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