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English definition of “repercussion”


noun [C usually plural]     /ˌriː.pəˈkʌʃ.ən/ US  /-pɚ-/
the effect that an action , event , or decision has on something, especially a bad effect : Any decrease in tourism could have serious repercussions for the local economy . President Kennedy's assassination had far-reaching repercussions.Outcomes and consequences
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