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thereafter

[th air-af-ter, -ahf-] /ˌðɛərˈæf tər, -ˈɑf-/
adverb
1.
after that in time or sequence; afterward:
Thereafter they did not speak.
2.
Obsolete, accordingly.
Origin of thereafter
900
before 900; Middle English ther after, Old English thǣr æfter. See there, after
Synonyms
1. later, subsequently, thenceforth.
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thereafter

/ˌðɛərˈɑːftə/
adverb
1.
from that time on or after that time: thereafter, he ceased to pay attention
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Word Origin and History for thereafter
adv.

Old English þær æfter; see there + after. Cf. Dutch daarachter, Swedish derefter.

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