aftereffect Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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aftereffectnoun [C usually pl]

/ˈɑːf.tər.ɪˌfekt/  us /ˈæf.tɚ-/
an ​unpleasanteffect that ​follows an ​event or ​accident, sometimes ​continuing for a ​longtime or ​happening some ​time after it: Headaches are an aftereffect of this ​sort of ​accident.
(Definition of aftereffect from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aftereffectnoun [C usually pl]

 us   /ˈæf·tər·ɪˌfekt/
a ​result of a ​condition or ​event: Headaches are an aftereffect of this ​sort of ​accident.
(Definition of aftereffect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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