reverberation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “reverberation” in the English Dictionary

"reverberation" in British English

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uk   /rɪˌvɜː.bərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌvɝː.bəˈreɪ-/

reverberation noun (SOUND)

[C usually plural, U] literary a ​sound that ​lasts for a ​longtime and makes things ​seem to ​shake: She ​felt the reverberation(s) in her ​chest and ​cursed the ​drillingoutside.

reverberation noun (EFFECTS)

reverberations [plural] effects that ​spread and ​affect a lot of ​people: This ​move is ​likely to have reverberations ​throughout the ​healthservice.
(Definition of reverberation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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