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ramification (n.)

1670s, "a branching out, a structure like or analogous to the branches of a tree," from French ramification, from ramifier (see ramify). Transferred sense of "outgrowth, consequence," in reference to immaterial things, is attested by 1755. Related: Ramifications.

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Definitions of ramification from WordNet

ramification (n.)
the act of branching out or dividing into branches;
Synonyms: branching / fork / forking
ramification (n.)
a part of a forked or branching shape;
Synonyms: branch / leg
ramification (n.)
a development that complicates a situation;
the court's decision had many unforeseen ramifications
Synonyms: complication
ramification (n.)
an arrangement of branching parts;
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