subsequent

[suhb-si-kwuhnt]
adjective
1.
occurring or coming later or after (often followed by to ): subsequent events; Subsequent to their arrival in Chicago, they bought a new car.
2.
following in order or succession; succeeding: a subsequent section in a treaty.

Origin:
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

subsequently, adverb

consequent, subsequent.
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subsequent (ˈsʌbsɪkwənt)
 
adj
occurring after; succeeding
 
[C15: from Latin subsequēns following on, from subsequī, from sub- near + sequī to follow]
 
'subsequently
 
adv
 
'subsequentness
 
n

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subsequent
mid-15c., from M.Fr. subséquent (14c.), from L. subsequentem (nom. subsequens), prp. of subsequi "to follow closely," from sub "closely, up to" + sequi "follow." Related: Subsequently.
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Example sentences
Fledgling kookaburras generally remain with their parents to help care for the
  subsequent clutch.
It required not one, but two, subsequent questions to break the tie.
Their subsequent feeding, after they were given a choice of foods, was then
  monitored.
However, subsequent efforts to confirm the existence of this population failed.
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