after after  /ˈæf tər/


  1. (adj) located farther aft
  2. (adv) happening at a time subsequent to a reference time
  3. (adv) behind or in the rear


  1. Six months after the sex scandal, the pages remain and applications to the program are flooding in.
  2. Three years after the disaster, normality is creeping back in Banda Aceh, but the underlying economy hasn't yet healed.
  3. I would have been irate if cops hassled me at my home, after I had properly identified myself - and I would have had every right to be.


  1. After Sexual Abuse Conviction, New Scrutiny of Youth Athletics

    Kelley Currin has sounded the alarm about predatory practices in the swimming community after her coach abused her. Now the Government Accountability Office has been tasked with examining how youth athletic clubs handle abuse allegations.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. After Hours: GenMark slides after-hours on revenue cut

    Among after-hours movers, GenMark Diagnostics trims its annual revenue view, sending the company’s shares tumbling in after-hours trade.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Market Watch

  3. After 10 periods, time for Stanley Cup Game 3

    After 10 periods, time for Stanley Cup Game 3
    on June 17, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh


  1. Van Marwijk said: "This is very special. After 32 years we play the final again. Such a small country can be so very proud."
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: BBC Sport

  2. The TFTP has "provided critical investigative leads -- more than 1,550 to EU Member States -- since its creation after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks," Obama said.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: AFP

  3. "I have too much work to do during this, my final Tour, and then after my retirement in my continued fight against cancer, to add any attention to this predictable pre-Tour sensationalism," he told the Associated Press.
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Lance Armstrong Source: Kansas City Star

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