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afterward also: (in British English also) afterwards Pronunciation: / -z /
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːftəwəd/

Translation of afterward in Spanish:


  • 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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