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Meaning of “wake” - Learner’s Dictionary

wake

noun     /weɪk/
in the wake of sth
after something has happened, and often because it has happened: Airport security was extra tight in the wake of last week's bomb attacks.Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
SHIP [C]
the waves behind a moving shipBoats in general
FUNERAL [C]
an occasion when people come together to remember someone who has recently diedFuneralsRemembering people who have died
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