HyperDic: repercussion

English > 2 senses of the word repercussion:
NOUNphenomenonrepercussion, reverberationa remote or indirect consequence of some action
eventrepercussion, recoil, rebound, backlasha movement back from an impact
repercussion > pronunciation
Soundsriy.perkah'shahn; riy.prahkah'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > repercussion: 2 senses > noun 1, phenomenon
MeaningA remote or indirect consequence of some action.
Example"his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"
Broaderconsequence, effect, outcome, result, event, issue, upshotA phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
Spanishconsecuencia, repercusión
Verbsrepercusscause repercussions
English > repercussion: 2 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA movement back from an impact.
Synonymsrecoil, rebound, backlash
Narrowerbounce, bouncingrebounding from an impact (or series of impacts)
resilience, resiliencyAn occurrence of rebounding or springing back
ricochet, caromA glancing rebound
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishculatazo, repercusión, retroceso
Catalanrepercussió, retrocés

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