Definition of ripple effect in English:
The continuing and spreading results of an event or action: a report of one attack by one man can terrorize 10,000 women; the ripple effect is enormous
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- The economic ripple effect quickly spread, not only in terms of local spending and employment but also in the transportation of construction materials to Maxwell from other parts of the state.
- It seemed as if there was a ripple effect spreading through the people I knew.
- A breath of fresh air he certainly is and we can expect many and far-reaching changes to the museums of Cape Town and in all likelihood, the ripple effect of his influence to spread much wider.
Definition of ripple effect in:
- US English dictionary
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