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in the wake of sth

If something ​happens in the wake of something ​else, it ​happens after and often because of it: Airport ​security was ​extratight in the wake of yesterday's ​bombattacks.
(Definition of in the wake of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in the wake of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为…的后果, 随…之后而来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為…的後果, 隨…之後而來…
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