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a. The act of reverberating.
b. The condition of being reverberated.
a. Something reverberated.
b. An echolike force or effect; a repercussion: Reverberations from the stock market crash were still being felt months later.
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re•ver•ber•a•tion(rɪˌvɜr bəˈreɪ ʃən)
1. a reechoed sound.
2. the fact of being reverberated or reflected.
3. something that is reverberated.
4. an act or instance of reverberating.
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|Noun||1.||reverberation - the repetition of a sound resulting from reflection of the sound waves; "she could hear echoes of her own footsteps"|
re-echo - the echo of an echo
|2.||reverberation - a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"|
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1. (usually plural) consequence, result, effect, event, outcome, repercussion, end result, upshot The statement is likely to have strong reverberations.
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2. reverberations (fig) [of news, protests etc] → consecuencias fpl
3. [of light] → reverberación f
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reverberations npl (= repercussions) [event, news] → répercussions fpl
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