Definition of upshot in English:

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upshot

Pronunciation: /ˈəpˌSHät/

noun

[in singular]
The final or eventual outcome or conclusion of a discussion, action, or series of events: the upshot of the meeting was that he was on the next plane to New York
More example sentences
  • The upshot of this discussion for the questions with which we started can be put somewhat simply.
  • The upshot is very little productive investment is made as all the money goes ultimately to fund state borrowing.
  • The upshot of the result is that Stars retain their ten-point lead at the top of the table.
Synonyms
effect, repercussion, reverberations, ramification, aftereffect, payoff

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Syllabification: up·shot

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