Meaning of “aftermath” in the English Dictionary

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aftermathnoun [ U ]

us /ˈæf·tərˌmæθ/

the period following an event, such as an accident or war, and the effects caused by the event:

We all worked together in the aftermath of the earthquake.

(Definition of “aftermath” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)