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subsequent (ˈsʌbsɪkwənt Pronunciation for subsequent or subsequential (ˌsʌbsɪˈkwɛnʃəl) 



  1. occurring after; succeeding

Derived Forms

ˈsubsequently adverb
ˈsubsequentness noun

Word Origin

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

Translations for 'subsequent'

  • British English: subsequent You use subsequent to describe something that happened or existed after the time or event that has just been referred to. ADJECTIVE...the increase of population in subsequent years.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: subsequente
  • Chinese: 随后的随隨后後的
  • European Spanish: posterior
  • French: ultérieur ultérieure
  • German: später
  • Italian: successivo successiva
  • Japanese: それ以降の
  • Korean: 차후의
  • Portuguese: subsequente
  • Spanish: subsiguiente

Example Sentences Including 'subsequent'

Any subsequent correction with the famous Inspector Clouseau was, of course, entirely accidental.
Alexander Games (compiler) THE ESSENTIAL SPIKE MILLIGAN (2002)
Elliot lost his case, but subsequent litigants have been more successful.
He has made a superb recovery from surgery on a brain tumour and a subsequent bout of meningitis.
Irish Times (2002)
I was in touch with him until shortly before his death and he never mentioned the existence of a subsequent will to me.
Matthews, Lew A Conviction of Guilt
In subsequent years, she reduced her schedule to 16 or 17 events annually.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
There was nothing in its speed, however, or the ferocity of its subsequent attack, that suggested sickness.
Clive Barker THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)
United's subsequent stranglehold on all matters domestic underlined the fact.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
We know that Guillermo Ruiz was captured during the subsequent fighting.
MacNeill, Alastair The Devil's Door
We know that the implementation of the new law and the subsequent banning of Batasuna will not stop terrorism overnight or finish ETA.
Globe and Mail (2003)


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