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subsequent

[suhb-si-kwuh nt] /ˈsʌb sɪ kwənt/
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 of subsequent
late Middle English
1425-1475
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
Related forms
subsequently, adverb
Can be confused
consequent, subsequent.
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subsequent

/ˈsʌbsɪkwənt/
adjective
1.
occurring after; succeeding
Derived Forms
subsequently, adverb
subsequentness, noun
Word Origin
C15: from Latin subsequēns following on, from subsequī, from sub- near + sequī to follow
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Word Origin and History for subsequent
adj.

mid-15c., from Middle French subséquent (14c.), from Latin subsequentem (nominative subsequens), present participle of subsequi "to follow closely," from sub "closely, up to" (see sub-) + sequi "follow." Related: Subsequently.

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