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in the wake of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin the wake of somethingin the wake of somethingAFTERif something, especially something bad, happens in the wake of an event, it happens afterwards and usually as a result of it Famine followed in the wake of the drought. wake
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in the wake of somethingIn the wake of Thailand's economic troubles, Malaysia's currency also sank.They also might enable companies to resume the building projects they abandoned in the wake of the December 1994 peso devaluation.The move comes in the wake of the recent Echo Inquiry which exposed the potential danger in flats and bedsits.The park was formed to preserve for ever the spectacular countryside, lakes and river systems created in the wake of the glacier.Employees dismissed in the wake of such an exercise will usually be redundant.Gone was the flotilla of rafts that had followed majestically in the wake of the cruiser.This cosmological event was widely reported in the news media, in the wake of which I heard three paradigmatic responses.The McDougals remain enmeshed in legal problems in the wake of their conviction with Tucker.But the unions' unpopularity in the wake of the Winter of Discontent and Labour's electoral decline also weakened the movement.
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