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thereafter

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EtymologyEdit

Middle English ther + after, from Old English þær + æfter

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌðeərˈɑːftə/

AdverbEdit

thereafter (not comparable)

  1. After that, from then on.
    He left; thereafter we never met again.
    • 1900, L. Frank Baum , The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Chapter 23
      "My third command to the Winged Monkeys," said Glinda, "shall be to carry you to your forest. Then, having used up the powers of the Golden Cap, I shall give it to the King of the Monkeys, that he and his band may thereafter be free for evermore."

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