[ US /ˈæftɝˌmæθ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɑːftəmˌæθ/ ]
  1. the outcome of an event especially as relative to an individual
  2. the consequences of an event (especially a catastrophic event)
    in the wake of the accident no one knew how many had been injured
    the aftermath of war
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How To Use aftermath In A Sentence

  • Their pastorals, both published in 1651, offered choices to Royalists in the aftermath of the crushing defeat at Worcester.
  • This was in the aftermath of the arrival of proper University extension classes established by the 1902 Education Act.
  • Despite early reports of suicide attackers there were no signs of vests or of the aftermath of their detonation. Times, Sunday Times
  • There is a splendid tale of the latter, his pen dripping in irony and vitriol, composing a letter to the United board congratulating them on their ground improvements in the aftermath of his own promises to build a new stadium.
  • the aftermath of war
  • Artillery bombarded rescue workers in the aftermath of the strike, the aid group added. Times, Sunday Times
  • But he has performed an important service by focusing attention on a neglected aspect of the war and its aftermath. Times, Sunday Times
  • The argument is in some ways similar to the one President Bush made in 2004, when he campaigned on what he described as his proven leadership in the aftermath of the 2001 attacks and said the terrorist threat called for keeping him in the job. Report: Hillary Campaign Plans Closing Argument Centered On National Security And The 1990s
  • His exploration of human truths in this great story of love, the on-going aftermath of war, and the individual struggle to find what is true for one's self is timeless; that he uses sex as his basic premise is what draws us, tip-toeing and tee-heeing, to this work.
  • Gingerly prising the door open half-expecting a private party or aftermath of a wedding reception, we were pleasantly surprised to be ushered in and offered drinks.
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