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repercussion

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˌriː.pəˈkʌʃ.ən/  us   /-pɚ-/
the effect that an action, event, or decision has on something, especially a bad effect: Any decrease in tourism could have serious repercussions for the local economy. President Kennedy's assassination had far-reaching repercussions.
Translations of “repercussion”
in Korean 영향…
in Arabic صَدى, عَواقِب…
in Portuguese repercussão…
in Catalan repercussió…
in Japanese (悪)影響, 余波…
in Italian ripercussione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指壞的)影響,反響, 惡果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指坏的)影响,反响, 恶果…
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