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Thursday, February 21, 2002

Definitions for seriatim

  1. In a series; one after another.

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Citations for seriatim
Mr. and Mrs. Kenwigs thanked every lady and gentleman, seriatim, for the favour of their company. Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickelby
Two days from the opening of the impeachment debate, gangs of television crews moved through mostly deserted corridors, doling out their 15 minutes of fame seriatim as individual lawmakers stepped up to batteries of microphones. , New York Times
Origin of seriatim
1670-1680
Seriatim derives from the Latin series, meaning "row, chain," and is formed on the same model as verbatim ("word for word") and literatim ("letter for letter").