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aftershocknoun [C]

uk   /ˈɑːf.tə.ʃɒk/  us   /ˈæf.tɚ.ʃɑːk/
a ​suddenmovement of the earth's ​surface that often ​follows an earthquake and is less ​violent than the first ​mainmovement: The ​initialearthquake was ​followed by a ​series of aftershocks.
(Definition of aftershock from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aftershocknoun [C]

 us   /ˈæf·tərˌʃɑk/
a ​suddenmovement of the earth’s ​surface that often ​follows an earthquake and is less ​violent than the first ​mainmovement: fig. There's going to be a ​real aftershock (= ​powerfuleffect) if the ​partyloses another ​election.
(Definition of aftershock from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “aftershock”
in Chinese (Simplified) (地震后的)余震…
in Chinese (Traditional) (地震後的)餘震…
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