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After Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • happening at a time subsequent to a reference time; "he apologized subsequently"; "he''s going to the store but he''ll be back here later"; "it didn''t happen until afterward"; "two hours after that"
  • behind or in the rear; "and Jill came tumbling after"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'After'

  • After: After may refer to: Literature : After (Elgar), an 1895 poem by Philip Bourke Marston set to music by Edward Elgar. After (novel), a 2003 novel ...
  • Afterlife: In philosophy , religion , mythology , and fiction , the afterlife (also referred to as life after death or the Hereafter) is the concept ...
  • After Earth: After Earth is a 2013 American science fiction action adventure film directed by M. Night Shyamalan , which he co-wrote with Gary Whitta ...
  • Aftermath of World War I: Nations that gained territory or regained their territory after World War I : Yugoslavia (as the successor state of the Kingdom of Serbia) ...

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* If you let a bully come in your front yard, he'll be on your porch the next day and the day after that he'll rape your wife in your own bed. (On appeasement) - Lyndon B. Johnson

* Popular Christianity has for its emblem a gibbet, for its chief sensation a sanginary execution after torture, for its central mystery is an insane vengeance bought off by a trumpery expiation. But there is a nobler and profounder Christianity which affirms the sacred mystery of equality and forbids the glaring futility and folly of vengeance. - George Bernard Shaw

* The best effect of fine persons is felt after we have left their presence. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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