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repercussion

re·per·cus·sion

repercussion

 
pronunciation:
ri pr kuh shn [or] re pr kuh shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (usu. pl.) a result or effect of an action or event, often occurring indirectly or unexpectedly.
The invasion caused repercussions over the entire region.
similar words:
aftermath
definition 2: a sound reverberation or echo.
similar words:
echo