subsequent

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See also: subséquent

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French subséquent [1], from Latin subsequentis, form of subsequēns, present participle of subsequor (I follow, I succeed).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌbsɪkwənt/, /ˈsʌbsəkwənt/
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subsequent (not comparable)

  1. Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely.
    Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.
    • 2018 July 31, Julia Carrie Wong, “What is QAnon? Explaining the bizarre rightwing conspiracy theory”, in The Guardian[1]:
      In a thread called “Calm Before the Storm”, and in subsequent posts, Q established his legend as a government insider with top security clearance who knew the truth about a secret struggle for power involving Donald Trump, the “deep state”, Robert Mueller, the Clintons, pedophile rings, and other stuff.
  2. Following in order of place; succeeding.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ subsequent” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.