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1. An often indirect effect, influence, or result that is produced by an event or action.
2. A recoil, rebounding, or reciprocal motion after impact.
3. A reflection, especially of sound.
[Middle English repercussioun, from Old French repercussion, from Latin repercussiō, repercussiōn-, from repercussus, past participle of repercutere, to cause to rebound : re-, re- + percutere, to strike; see percuss.]
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1. (often plural) a result or consequence, esp one that is somewhat removed from the action or event which precipitated it: the repercussions of the war are still keenly felt.
2. a recoil after impact; a rebound
3. a reflection, esp of sound; echo or reverberation
4. (Classical Music) music the reappearance of a fugal subject and answer after an episode
[C16: from Latin repercussiō, from repercutere to strike back; see percussion]
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re•per•cus•sion(ˌri pərˈkʌʃ ən, ˌrɛp ər-)
1. an effect or result of some previous action or event.
2. a rebounding or recoil after impact.
3. reverberation; echo.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin repercussiō rebounding =repercut(ere) to strike back + -tiō -tion. See re-, percussion]
re`per•cus′sive (-ˈkʌs ɪv) adj.
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repercussion- First a medical term for "repressing an infection."
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|Noun||1.||repercussion - a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"|
|2.||repercussion - a movement back from an impact|
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1. The strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another:
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repercussion[ˌriːpəˈkʌʃən] N → repercusión f
repercussions (fig) → repercusiones fpl
as for the political repercussions → en cuanto a las repercusiones políticas
it had great repercussions in France → tuvo gran resonancia en Francia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
repercussion[ˌriːpərˈkʌʃən] n (= consequence) → répercussion f
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
1. penetración o dispersión de una inflamación, tumor o erupción;
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