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subsequent

[ suhb-si-kwuhnt ]
/ ˈsʌb sɪ kwənt /
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adjective
occurring or coming later or after (often followed by to): subsequent events;Subsequent to their arrival in Chicago, they bought a new car.
following in order or succession; succeeding: a subsequent section in a treaty.
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Origin of subsequent

1425–75; late Middle English <Latin subsequent- (stem of subsequēns), present participle of subsequī to follow close behind, equivalent to sub-sub- + sequ(ī) to follow + -ent--ent

OTHER WORDS FROM subsequent

sub·se·quent·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH subsequent

consequent, subsequent
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British Dictionary definitions for subsequent

subsequent
/ (ˈsʌbsɪkwənt) /

adjective
occurring after; succeeding

Derived forms of subsequent

subsequently, adverbsubsequentness, noun

Word Origin for subsequent

C15: from Latin subsequēns following on, from subsequī, from sub- near + sequī to follow
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