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Definition of afterward adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

afterward

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//ˈæftərwərd//
 
(also afterwards
NAmE//ˈæftərwərdz//
 
)
 
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 at a later time; after an event that has already been mentioned She was sorry afterward for what she said. Let's go out now and eat afterward. Shortly afterward he saw her again.