Significado de “side effect” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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side effect en inglés británico

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side effectnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsaɪd ɪˌfekt/ us /ˈsaɪd ɪˌfekt/

C1 an unpleasant effect of a drug that happens in addition to the main effect:

Does this drug have any side effects?

C2 an unexpected result of a situation:

A side effect of the new law is that fewer people will take out insurance.

Más ejemplos

  • His treatment had some nasty side effects.
  • A side effect of the rise in house prices is that people are choosing to extend their existing dwellings.
  • Nausea is a well-known side effect of this drug.

(Definición de side effect del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

side effect en inglés americano

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side effectnoun [ C usually pl ]

us /ˈsɑɪd ɪˌfekt/

an unwanted or unexpected result or condition that comes along with the desired effects of something:

Does this drug have any side effects?

(Definición de side effect del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)