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after  

EN[ˈɑːftə(ɹ)]
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Faprès WAfter
  • After est la chanson de Moby sur l'album Destroyed ;
  • After est le troisième album de Ihsahn ;
  • After est un film français réalisé par Géraldine Maillet et sorti en 2012.
  • After est un roman de l'auteur Anna Todd et sorti en 2014.
  • AdjectifPREafter-SUF-ter
    1. (dated) Later; second (of two); next, following, subsequent.
      1. (nautical, where the frame of reference is within the ship) At or towards the stern of a ship.
        1. The after gun is mounted aft. ‎
        2. The after gun is abaft the forward gun. ‎
    2. Adverbe
      1. Behind; later in time; following.
        1. They lived happily ever after.
        2. I left the room, and the dog bounded after.
    3. Conjonction
      1. Signifies that the action of the clause it starts takes place before the action of the other clause.
        1. I went home after we had decided to call it a day. ‎
    4. Préposition
      1. Subsequently to; following in time; later than.
        1. We had a few beers after the game. ‎
        2. The time is quarter after eight. ‎
        3. The Cold War began shortly after the Second World War. ‎
      2. Behind.
        1. He will leave a trail of destruction after him. ‎
      3. In pursuit of, seeking.
        1. He's after a job; run after him; inquire after her health. ‎
      4. In allusion to, in imitation of; following or referencing.
        1. We named him after his grandfather; a painting after Leonardo da Vinci. ‎
      5. Next in importance or rank.
        1. The princess is next in line to the throne after the prince. ‎
      6. As a result of.
        1. After your bad behaviour, you will be punished. ‎
      7. In spite of.
        1. After all that has happened, he is still my friend. ‎
        2. I can't believe that, after all our advice against gambling, you walked into that casino!
      8. (Ireland, usually preceded by a form of be, followed by an -ing form of a verb) Used to indicate recent completion of an activity.
        1. I was after finishing my dinner when there was a knock on the door. ‎
      9. (dated) According to an author or text.
        1. Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to.
          1. to look after workmen; to enquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness
        2. OBS According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.
        3. Plus d'exemples
          1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
            • He left school after just three years in favor of a professional sports career.
            • The country will stabilize after the next election ends.
            • My head was swimming after drinking two bottles of cheap wine.
          2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
            • After six months in Iraq, he really need to get his ashes hauled.
            • After the hosts had been pegged back to 1-1 and seen Victor Obinna sent off for a crazy kick out at Sebastian Larsson, Cole bagged the winner with only 10 minutes left
            • After the big fight, the gang totally dissociated from each other.
          3. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
            • They met, fell in love, got married, and lived happily ever after.

        Meaning of after for the defined word.

        Grammaticalement, ce mot "after" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes conjonctif et un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un conjonction. C'est aussi un préposition.
        • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
          1. Adjectifs
            • Adverbes
              • Adverbes conjonctifs
                • Adverbes de séquence
                • Adverbes incomparable
                • Conjonctions
                  • Prépositions
                  Difficulté: Niveau 1
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                  Définition: Niveau 9
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                  1. en afterwards
                  2. en afternoon
                  3. en afterthought
                  4. en aftermath
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