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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 extra tight in the wake of yesterday's bomb attacks.
Translations of “in the wake of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為…的後果, 隨…之後而來…
in Chinese (Simplified) 作为…的后果, 随…之后而来…
(Definition of in the wake of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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