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ram·i·fi·ca·tion

 (răm′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. A development or consequence growing out of and sometimes complicating a problem, plan, or statement: the ramifications of a court decision.
2.
a. The act or process of branching out or dividing into branches.
b. A subordinate part extending from a main body; a branch.
c. An arrangement of branches or branching parts.

ramification

(ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of ramifying or branching out
2. an offshoot or subdivision
3. (often plural) a subsidiary consequence, esp one that complicates
4. a structure of branching parts

ram•i•fi•ca•tion

(ˌræm ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act or process of ramifying.
2. a related or derived development; consequence; implication.
3. a branch: ramifications of a nerve.
4. a structure formed of branches.
[1670–80; < French < Medieval Latin rāmificā(re) to ramify + French -tion -tion]

Ramification

 branches of a tree, collectively, 1821.
Example: ramification of commercial intercourse, 1800.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ramification - the act of branching out or dividing into branches
division - the act or process of dividing
bifurcation - the act of splitting into two branches
trifurcation - the act of splitting into three branches
divarication - branching at a wide angle
fibrillation - act or process of forming fibrils
2.ramification - a part of a forked or branching shape; "he broke off one of the branches"
subfigure - a figure that is a part of another figure
forking, furcation - the place where something divides into branches
bifurcation - a bifurcating branch (one or both of them)
brachium - (biology) a branching or armlike part of an animal
crotch, fork - the region of the angle formed by the junction of two branches; "they took the south fork"; "he climbed into the crotch of a tree"
3.ramification - a development that complicates a situation; "the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications"
development - a recent event that has some relevance for the present situation; "recent developments in Iraq"; "what a revolting development!"
4.ramification - an arrangement of branching parts
placement, arrangement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"

ramification

noun consequences, results, developments, complications, sequel, upshot These issues have powerful personal and political ramifications.

ramification

noun
Translations

ramification

[ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] Nramificación f
with numerous ramificationscon innumerables ramificaciones
in all its ramificationsen toda su complejidad

ramification

[ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃən] nramification f
the ramifications of sth → les ramifications de qch

ramification

n (lit)Verzweigung f; (smaller) → Verästelung f; (of arteries)Verästelung f, → Geäst nt; the ramifications of this matter are several (form)dies ist eine sehr verzweigte Angelegenheit; the race question and its many ramificationsdie Rassenfrage und die damit verbundenen Probleme

ramification

[ˌræmɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nramificazione f

ram·i·fi·ca·tion

n. ramificación, distribución en ramas.
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