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"subsequent" in British English

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subsequentadjective

uk   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt/  us   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt/
C1 happening after something ​else: The ​bookdiscusses his ​illness and subsequent ​resignation from ​politics. Those ​explosions must have been subsequent toourdeparture, because we didn't ​hear anything.

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subsequently
adverb uk   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt.li/  us   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt.li/

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C1 In 1982 he was ​arrested and subsequently ​convicted on ​drugtraffickingcharges.
(Definition of subsequent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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subsequentadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈsʌb·sɪ·kwənt, -ˌkwent/
happening after something ​else: Everything I do makes me ​better at each subsequent thing.
subsequently
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈsʌb·sɪ·kwənt·li, -ˌkwent·li/
He was made a ​partner, but he subsequently ​retired.
(Definition of subsequent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “subsequent”
in Spanish subsiguiente, posterior…
in Vietnamese đến sau, xảy ra sau…
in Malaysian yang menyusul…
in Thai ซึ่งตามมา…
in French subséquent…
in German nachfolgend…
in Chinese (Simplified) 随后的,接着的…
in Turkish sonraki, müteakip, takip eden…
in Russian последующий, более поздний…
in Indonesian yang menyusul…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隨後的,接著的…
in Polish następny…
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