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[seer-ee-ey-tim, ser-] /ˌsɪər iˈeɪ tɪm, ˌsɛr-/
adverb, adjective
in a series; one after another.
Origin of seriatim
1670-80; < Medieval Latin seriātim, equivalent to seriāt(us) arranged in order (see series, -ate1) + -im adv. suffix Unabridged
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  • These clearly all need to be reviewed but not seriatim.
  • The court will address each of these issues seriatim.
  • We will discuss each of defendants' arguments seriatim.
  • We will consider each of these arguments in seriatim.
  • We address seriatim defendants' challenges to their convictions and sentences.
British Dictionary definitions for seriatim


/ˌsɪərɪˈætɪm; ˌsɛr-/
in a series; one after another in regular order
Word Origin
C17: from Medieval Latin, from Latin seriēsseries
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Word Origin and History for seriatim

1670s (earlier seratim, c.1500), "one after another," from Medieval Latin seriatim, from Latin series (see series).

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