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repercussion 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/ˌrēpərˈkəSHən/,/ˌrep-/,
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repercussions, plural;
  1. An unintended consequence occurring some time after an event or action, esp. an unwelcome one
    • - the move would have grave repercussions for the entire region
  2. The recoil of something after impact

  3. An echo or reverberation


  1. a remote or indirect consequence of some action; "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions"; "reverberations of the market crash were felt years later"
  2. recoil: a movement back from an impact
  3. (repercuss) cause repercussions; have an unwanted effect
  4. Repercussion is the second album by The dB's. Like its predecessor, Stands for Decibels, the album was commercially unsuccessful but has since developed a cult following and is now arguably regarded as just as much of a classic as Stands for Decibels by both fans of power pop and rock fans in ...
  5. "Repercussions" is a song by American Hip-hop artist Lauryn Hill that was leaked on the internet in July of 2010. It debuted at No. 94 on the R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart and rose to No. 83 the next week. It is her first song to chart since her November 1999 single "Turn Your Lights Down Low". ...
  6. (Repercussions (Alias episode)) The third season of the American drama/adventure television series Alias premiered September 28, 2003 on ABC and concluded May 23, 2004 and was released on DVD in region 1 on September 7, 2004. Guest stars in season three include Vivica A. ...
  7. A consequence or ensuing result of some action
  8. (Repercussions) 1. 1st offense—Verbal Warning: You will be given conditions with which you must comply. This may be, but is not limited to removing all offending material from sight and never displaying it again.
  9. (Repercussions) Any reciprocal action or effect to an original action. During wartime, this term is usually used in the negative sense.
  10. (Répercussions) 1961. Japanese wind chimes on tape
  11. (repercussions) the backwash of the Cuban missile crisis
  12. Striking back, as when a wave rebounds from a surface. In theosophical literature, applied to the phenomenon in which a blow aimed at the phantom of a living person takes effect on the person himself, as though it rebounded. ...
  13. the frequent repetition of the same sound; the re-entrance, following other matieral, of the subject and answer in a fugue