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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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reverberationre‧ver‧be‧ra‧tion /rɪˌvɜːbəˈreɪʃən $ -ɜːr-/ noun  1 [countable usually plural]EFFECT/INFLUENCE a severe effect that is caused by a particular event and continues for a long time syn repercussion the scandal’s political reverberations2 [countable, uncountable]CSOUND a loud sound that is heard again and again as it is sent back from different surfacesecho
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reverberationIf that generous interpretation is correct, then the success of Cobra might have reverberations far beyond beer and curry.The June 5 union election will have reverberations throughout the auto industry.The wind and the rain, and the hollow reverberation of the storm brought Rohmer back from his reverie.It is painful, then, that some one like Marge Piercy can ignore its reverberations in our present age.With real reverberation the sounds that take the longest to arrive are the weakest.They could feel the reverberation of the explosion in the dugout.Fenn froze, shoulders hunched, until the reverberations died away.When the reverberations ceased, the gabble of the audience also did.
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