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chronological

[kron-l-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌkrɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/
adjective
1.
arranged in the order of time:
a chronological list of events.
2.
pertaining to or in accordance with chronology:
a chronological process.
Also, chronologic.
Origin of chronological
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15; chronolog(y) + -ical
Related forms
chronologically, adverb
unchronological, adjective
unchronologically, adverb
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  • Taking them chronologically, the earliest was the city of York.

  • chronologically arranged from the Death of Charlemagne to the present Time.

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    Julia Charlotte Maitland
  • Correspondence, chronologically arranged by Peter Cunningham, viii.

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  • I shall pick out the salient parts and give them chronologically.

    The Blind Spot Austin Hall
  • It is difficult, however, to see where this statement can be chronologically fitted in.

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British Dictionary definitions for chronologically

chronological

/ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl; ˌkrəʊ-/
adjective
1.
(esp of a sequence of events) arranged in order of occurrence
2.
relating to or in accordance with chronology
Derived Forms
chronologically, adverb
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Word Origin and History for chronologically

chronological

adj.

"arranged in order by time," 1610s, from chronology + -ical. Chronological order is attested by 1754. Related: Chronologic (1610s); chronologically.

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