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hereafteradverb

uk   /ˌhɪəˈrɑːf.tər/  us   /ˌhɪrˈæf.tɚ/ (also hereinafter) formal or specialized

hereafternoun [S]

uk   /ˌhɪəˈrɑːf.tər/  us   /ˌhɪrˈæf.tɚ/ formal
the hereafter life after ​death: She had a ​firmconviction that they would ​meet again in the hereafter.
(Definition of hereafter from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hereafteradverb [not gradable]

 us   /hɪərˈæf·tər/ fml
starting from this ​time; in the ​future: I will ​let you in this ​time, but hereafter you have to get ​permission in ​advance.

hereafternoun [U]

 us   /hɪrˈæf·tər/
  • hereafter noun [U] (AFTER DEATH)

life after ​death
(Definition of hereafter from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hereafter”
in Chinese (Simplified) 此后,今后…
in Turkish (hukukta) bundan böyle, gelecekte…
in Russian в будущем, в дальнейшем…
in Chinese (Traditional) 此後,今後…
in Polish odtąd…
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