ripple effect

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Indirect effect that spreads out from the direct or main effect to reach areas or population far removed from its intended or original purpose or target.

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Smiling at a stranger is a lovely gesture which often causes a ripple effect and can improve the day of many unknown people.
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Hopefully the one man's heroism would cause a ripple effect throughout the whole team and they would all play better.
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The ripple effect mentioned by the analyst in the meeting was similar to what the manger had been discussing, the butterfly effect.
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