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Noun: repercussion  ,ree-pu(r)'kú-shun
  1. A remote or indirect consequence of some action
    "his declaration had unforeseen repercussions";
    - reverberation
  2. A movement back from an impact
    - recoil, rebound, backlash

Derived forms: repercussions

Type of: consequence, effect, event, issue, motion, movement, outcome, result, upshot

Encyclopedia: Repercussion