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subsequent (ˈsʌbsɪkwənt Pronunciation for subsequent or subsequential (ˌsʌbsɪˈkwɛnʃəl) 

Definitions

adjective

  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'

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
There was nothing in its speed, however, or the ferocity of its subsequent attack, that suggested sickness.
Clive Barker THE HELLBOUND HEART (2001)
We know that Guillermo Ruiz was captured during the subsequent fighting.
MacNeill, Alastair The Devil's Door

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