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Repercussion   /rˌipərkˈəʃən/  /rˌiprəkˈəʃən/   Listen
Repercussion

noun
1.
A remote or indirect consequence of some action.  Synonym: reverberation.  "Reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
2.
A movement back from an impact.  Synonyms: backlash, rebound, recoil.






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"Repercussion" Quotes from Famous Books



... war was avoided, and France was recognized as virtually master of Morocco, but the soreness of the diplomatic defeat rendered Germany a still more trying neighbour than it had been before. The first repercussion was the war which broke out in September 1911 between Italy and Turkey for the possession of Tripoli and Cyrenaica, which Italy, with its usual insight, saw was vital to its position as a Mediterranean power and therefore ...
— The Balkans - A History Of Bulgaria—Serbia—Greece—Rumania—Turkey • Nevill Forbes, Arnold J. Toynbee, D. Mitrany, D.G. Hogarth



Words linked to "Repercussion" :   result, reverberation, movement, effect, event, issue, backlash, outcome, upshot, bounce, rebound, resiliency, bouncing, ricochet, consequence, carom, repercuss, motion, resilience



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