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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
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after-effect

[ˈɑːftərɪfɛkt] n (of events) → ripercussione f, conseguenza; (of drug) → reazione f; (of illness, experience) → postumi mpl
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