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chronologynoun [C or U]

uk   /krəˈnɒl.ə.dʒi/  us   /-ˈnɑː.lə-/
the ​order in which a ​series of ​eventshappened, or a ​list or ​explanation of these ​events in the ​order in which they ​happened: I'm not ​sure of the chronology of ​events.
(Definition of chronology from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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chronologynoun [C]

 us   /krəˈnɑl·ə·dʒi/
a ​list or ​explanation of ​events in the ​order in which they ​happened: He gave a ​detailed chronology of the ​events of the past three ​days.
chronological
adjective  us   /ˌkrɑn·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪ·kəl/
Give me the ​dates in chronological ​order.
chronologically
adverb  us   /ˌkrɑn·əˈlɑdʒ·ɪk·li/
Please ​name the ​presidents chronologically.
(Definition of chronology from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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