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afterward

or af·ter·wards

[ af-ter-werd, ahf- ]
/ ˈæf tər wərd, ˈɑf- /
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adverb
at a later or subsequent time; subsequently.
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Origin of afterward

First recorded before 1000; Middle English; Old English æfterweard, alteration (with -r- of æfter after) of æfteweard, equivalent to æfte-, æftan aft1 + -weard -ward

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH afterward

afterward , afterword
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