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repercussion

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌriːpəˈkʌʃən/
the effect that an action, event, or decision has on something, especially a bad effect: have repercussions for sb/sth This case is likely to have repercussions for employees. The nation's political crisis is having economic repercussions. The imbalance between supply and demand risks serious repercussions for the world economy. There are very few businesses that aren't going to feel some sort of repercussion from the housing slump.
Translations of “repercussion”
in Korean 영향…
in Arabic صَدى, عَواقِب…
in Portuguese repercussão…
in Catalan repercussió…
in Japanese (悪)影響, 余波…
in Italian ripercussione…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指壞的)影響,反響, 惡果…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指坏的)影响,反响, 恶果…
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