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sequential

[ si-kwen-shuhl ]
/ sɪˈkwɛn ʃəl /
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adjective
characterized by regular sequence of parts.
Business. by comparison with the immediately preceding period, usually a fiscal quarter: a sequential increase in gross profit.
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Origin of sequential

First recorded in 1815–25; sequent + -ial

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British Dictionary definitions for sequential

sequential
/ (sɪˈkwɛnʃəl) /

adjective
characterized by or having a regular sequence
another word for sequent

Derived forms of sequential

sequentiality (sɪˌkwɛnʃɪˈælɪtɪ), nounsequentially, adverb
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