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afterthought

noun [C usually singular]
 
 
/ˈɑːf.tə.θɔːt/ US  /ˈæf.tɚ.θɑːt/
an idea, thought or plan which was not originally intended but is thought of at a later time
事后想法;事后添加的事物
She only asked me to her party as an afterthought.
她原本没有请我去参加她的聚会,只是后来才想起来的。
The pillars seem to have been added to the entrance as an afterthought.
这些柱子好像是完工后在入口处添加上去的。
Ideas, concepts and theories
Translations of “afterthought”
in Chinese (Traditional) 事後想法, 事後添加的事物…
in Russian запоздалая мысль…
in Turkish sonradan akla gelen fikir düşünce…
in Polish refleksja…
(Definition of afterthought from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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