after-effect

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after-effect (plural after-effects)

  1. An effect; especially, one that is experienced only after a delay, or only in the long term.
    • 2021 September 8, Phil McNulty, “Poland 1-1 England”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      It all went wrong for England in those chaotic final moments but until Poland's late surge they had once again shown they are developing and have not suffered too many after-effects from the Euro 2020 final loss to Italy on penalties.

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