Definition of after-effect in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɑːftərɪfɛkt/


An effect that follows after the primary action of something: he was suffering the after-effects of the drug
More example sentences
  • There are graphic depictions of needle-use and the after-effects of long-term drug use in this story.
  • Meanwhile, the major customers are lost and the after-effects ripple throughout the company's supply chain.
  • Suffering from a hangover - the after-effects of too much alcohol - is such a common experience that there has been little research on it.
repercussion, aftermath, consequence, spin-off, sequel, follow-up, aftershock, trail, wake, offshoot
informal hangover
Medicine  sequela

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