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ripple effectnoun [C]

 us   /ˈrɪp·əl ɪˌfekt/
a ​series of things that ​happen as the ​result of a ​particularaction or ​event: It is hoped the ​artscenter will have a ripple effect by ​attracting more ​shops and other arts-related ​activities.
(Definition of ripple effect from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ripple effect" in Business English

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ripple effectnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​situation in which one thing causes a ​series of other things to ​happen: Even ​smallchanges to ​packaging have a significant ripple ​effect.a ripple effect on sth Troubles in one ​corner, such as ​mortgages, have profound ripple ​effects on ​investments which seem far ​removed.
(Definition of ripple effect from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ripple effect”
in Chinese (Simplified) 连锁反应…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連鎖反應…
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