after-effect


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after-effect

noun (usually plural) consequence, wake, trail, aftermath, hangover (informal), spin-off, repercussion, afterglow, aftershock, delayed response He was suffering from shock as well as from the after-effects of drugs.
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after-effect

[ˈɑːftərɪfekt] Nconsecuencia f after-effects [of treatment] → efectos mpl secundarios; [of illness, operation, accident] → secuelas fpl

after-effect

[ˈɑːftərɪfɛkt] n (of events) → ripercussione f, conseguenza; (of drug) → reazione f; (of illness, experience) → postumi mpl
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Perhaps it's an after-effect of my tenure as PMV editor, but I still find it interesting to compare the construction equipment preferences of Europe and the Middle East.
Alluding to the president's penchant toward gun control, Gottlieb noted there is always an ironic after-effect of such pronouncements.
It was a bit messy to eat, but the bread was soft and the after-effect was not one of the kind of tiredness that comes with eating cheap food.
One's guests would be disappointed if there was no boozy after-effect with my ( Jamie's) recipe.
Hearing loss is the most common after-effect of meningitis.
But if you have a child who loves dolls, then an inevitable after-effect of several years of play is the dismemberment of limbs.
The 16th century enclosures are an after-effect of the changes in the relations of production brought about by the class struggles of the 14th century as is the 17th century English Revolution.
Congress is still debating the budget, an after-effect of the shutdown.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A protein, ferritin, protects kidneys against a damaging after-effect of injury, heart failure or hardened arteries by controlling levels of iron, according to a study published today by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
But the after-effect was even better: when I woke the next morning and saw the pictures, it was an instant reminder of a great night.
An information session on lymphoedema, a possible after-effect of breast cancer treatment, will be held this Thursday at the Best Western Grand Hotel, Hartlepool, from 1pm to 3pm.