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repercussion

 [re″per-kush´un]
the driving in of an eruption or the scattering of a swelling.

repercussion

[rē′pərkush′ən]
Etymology: L, repercussio, rebounding
1 (in obstetrics) ballottement.
2 being driven back by a powerful resistance.
3 the reduction of a swelling or tumor.

repercussion

(rē-pĕr-kŭsh′ŭn) [L. repercussio, rebound]
1. A reciprocal action.
2. An action involved in causing the subsidence of a swelling, tumor, or eruption.
3. Ballottement.
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The National Coalition warned repeatedly that the situation up for what it is now, blaming the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces full responsibility for the repercussions of the situation because of his fully uniqueness in decision-making and his complete failure on both political and military files.
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The minister said aid provided to Jordan to help it cope with repercussions of the Syrian refugees is not sufficient, and thanked all parties that contributed to easing the burden shouldered by the Kingdom through providing financial and in-kind assistance.
She added that: "It is not necessarily that the military strike on Syria has repercussions on Iraq.
BEIRUT: Syrian Ambassador to Lebanon Ali Abdel-Karim Ali said Tuesday that controlling the border and implementing bilateral agreements between Lebanon and Syria will help Lebanon avoid problems and protect it against repercussions, the NNA reported.
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