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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.
(Definition of reverberation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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