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English definition of “hangover”

hangover

noun [C] (CONTINUING)    /ˈhæŋˌəʊ.vər/ US  /-ˌoʊ.vɚ/
something that continues from an earlier time: The present political system is a hangover from the colonial era.Things remaining
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