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af·ter·math

 (ăf′tər-măth′)
n.
1. A consequence, especially of a disaster or misfortune: famine as an aftermath of drought.
2. A period of time following a disastrous event: in the aftermath of war.
3. A second growth or crop in the same season, as of grass after mowing.

[after + obsolete math, mowing (from Old English mǣth; see mē- in Indo-European roots).]

aftermath

(ˈɑːftəˌmɑːθ; -ˌmæθ)
n
1. signs or results of an event or occurrence considered collectively, esp of a catastrophe or disaster: the aftermath of war.
2. (Agriculture) agriculture a second mowing or crop of grass from land that has already yielded one crop earlier in the same year
[C16: after + math a mowing, from Old English mæth]

af•ter•math

(ˈæf tərˌmæθ, ˈɑf-)

n.
1. something that follows and usu. results from an event, esp. one of a calamitous nature; consequence: the aftermath of war.
2. a new growth of grass or other crop following a mowing.
[1515–25; after + math a mowing, Old English mǣth]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aftermath - the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)aftermath - the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event); "the aftermath of war"; "in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured"
consequence, effect, result, upshot, outcome, event, issue - a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon; "the magnetic effect was greater when the rod was lengthwise"; "his decision had depressing consequences for business"; "he acted very wise after the event"
2.aftermath - the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individualaftermath - the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
final result, outcome, resultant, termination, result - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
corollary - a practical consequence that follows naturally; "blind jealousy is a frequent corollary of passionate love"
comeupance, comeuppance, deserts - an outcome (good or bad) that is well deserved
fruit - the consequence of some effort or action; "he lived long enough to see the fruit of his policies"
sequella - a secondary consequence
train - a series of consequences wrought by an event; "it led to a train of disasters"
reward, wages, payoff - a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing; "the wages of sin is death"; "virtue is its own reward"

aftermath

noun effects, end, results, wake, consequences, outcome, sequel, end result, upshot, aftereffects In the aftermath of the coup, troops opened fire on demonstrators.

aftermath

noun
Translations
عَواقِب، آثَار
následky
eftervirkningfølge
eftirköst, afleiîingar
následky
sonrası

aftermath

[ˈɑːftəmæθ] Nconsecuencias fpl, secuelas fpl
in the aftermath of the waren el periodo de posguerra

aftermath

[ˈɑːftərmɑːθ] nconséquences fpl
in the aftermath of sth → à la suite de qch

aftermath

[ˈɑːftəˌmæθ] nconseguenze fpl, strascichi mpl
in the aftermath of → nel periodo dopo

after

(ˈaːftə) preposition
1. later in time or place than. After the car came a bus.
2. following (often indicating repetition). one thing after another; night after night.
3. behind. Shut the door after you!
4. in search or pursuit of. He ran after the bus.
5. considering. After all I've done you'd think he'd thank me; It's sad to fail after all that work.
6. (American. in telling the time) past: It's a quarter after ten.
adverb
later in time or place. They arrived soon after.
conjunction
later than the time when. After she died we moved house twice.
ˈaftermath (-mӕθ) noun
the situation etc resulting from an important, especially unpleasant, event. The country is still suffering from the aftermath of the war.
ˈafterthought noun
a later thought.
ˈafterwards adverb
later or after something else has happened or happens. He told me afterwards that he had not enjoyed the film.
after all
1. (used when giving a reason for doing something etc) taking everything into consideration. I won't invite him. After all, I don't really know him.
2. in spite of everything that has/had happened, been said etc. It turns out he went by plane after all.
be after
to be looking for something. What are you after?; The police are after him.

aftermath

n. secuela, consecuencias de una enfermedad.
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