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Pronunciation: /ˈæftərwərd; ˈɑːftəwəd/
Pronunciation: /-z/
(in British English also/en inglés británico también) afterwards

Translation of afterward in Spanish:


  • después shortly o soon afterward poco después long afterward mucho después you'll regret it afterward después or luego te vas a arrepentir it was only afterward that I realized no me di cuenta hasta después I'll save my apple for afterward me voy a guardar la manzana para después or para luego or para más tarde
    Example sentences
    • Shortly afterwards two men approached the wire gate but left a few seconds later.
    • Then she heard a cracking noise and shortly afterwards the smoke detector sounded.
    • He showed no concern or remorse but one witness saw him smiling shortly afterwards.

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