probable consequence

probable consequence
what will probably happen as a result of

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • natural and probable consequence — natural and prob·a·ble con·se·quence n: a consequence that one could reasonably expect to result from an act the injury was determined to be a natural and probable consequence of the defendant s negligence Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law.… …   Law dictionary

  • natural and probable consequence — A test of proximate cause. 38 Am J1st Negl § 57. See natural consequence; probable consequence …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • probable consequence doctrine — A test of proximate cause according to whether or not the injury was reasonably foreseeable by a person of ordinary intelligence and prudence. 26 Am J2d Electr § 48 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • probable — Having the appearance of truth; having the character of probability; appearing to be founded in reason or experience. Having more evidence for than against; supported by evidence which inclines the mind to believe, but leaves some room for doubt; …   Black's law dictionary

  • consequence — That which follows as the result or effect of a cause. Tierney v Occidental L. Ins. Co. 89 Cal App 779, 265 P 400. When an event is followed in natural sequence by a result which it is adapted to produce, or aid in producing, that result is a… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • probable — I UK [ˈprɒbəb(ə)l] / US [ˈprɑbəb(ə)l] adjective ** likely to happen or be true That is not only possible, it is probable. This is the probable site of an ancient Roman temple. highly/very probable: By 1938, war seemed highly probable. it is… …   English dictionary

  • probable — prob|a|ble1 [ prabəbl ] adjective ** likely to happen or be true: That is not only possible, it is probable. This is the probable site of an ancient Roman temple. highly/very probable: By 1938, war seemed highly probable. it is probable that: It… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • probable — prob|a|ble1 [ˈprɔbəbəl US ˈpra: ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: Latin probabilis, from probare; PROBE2] likely to exist, happen, or be true ▪ The probable cause of the fire was faulty wiring. ▪ Success is highly probable . it is… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • consequence — The result following in natural sequence from an event which is adapted to produce, or to aid in producing, such result; the correlative of cause . Board of Trustees of Firemen s Relief and Pension Fund for City of Tulsa v. Miller, 186 Okl. 586,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • consequence — The result following in natural sequence from an event which is adapted to produce, or to aid in producing, such result; the correlative of cause . Board of Trustees of Firemen s Relief and Pension Fund for City of Tulsa v. Miller, 186 Okl. 586,… …   Black's law dictionary

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