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reverberation

noun uk   /rɪˌvɜː.bərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ˌvɝː.bəˈreɪ-/

reverberation noun (SOUND)

[C usually plural, U] literary a sound that lasts for a long time and makes things seem to shake: She felt the reverberation(s) in her chest and cursed the drilling outside.

reverberation noun (EFFECTS)

reverberations [plural] effects that spread and affect a lot of people: This move is likely to have reverberations throughout the health service.
Translations of “reverberation”
in Spanish Reverbación…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聲音, 回響,迴盪…
in Chinese (Simplified) 声音, 回响,回荡…
(Definition of reverberation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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