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reverberate

verb uk   /rɪˈvɜː.bər.eɪt/ us    /-ˈvɝː.bɚ.eɪt/

reverberate verb (SOUND)

[I] literary If a loud, deep sound reverberates, it continues to be heard around an area, so that the area seems to shake: The narrow street reverberated with/to the sound of the workmen's drills.

reverberate verb (EFFECT)

[I + adv/prep] If an event or idea reverberates somewhere, it has an effect on everyone or everything in a place or group: News of the disaster reverberated around the organization. The surge in US share prices reverberated across the globe.
Translations of “reverberate”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 回響,迴盪…
in Russian отражаться (о звуке)…
in Turkish yankılanmak, aksetmek, yankı yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 回响,回荡…
in Polish rozbrzmiewać…
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