Meaning of “subsequent” in the English Dictionary

"subsequent" in English

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uk /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt/ us /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt/

C1 happening after something else:

The book discusses his illness and subsequent resignation from politics.
Those explosions must have been subsequent to our departure, because we didn't hear anything.

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adverb uk /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwə us /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwə



In 1982 he was arrested and subsequently convicted on drug trafficking charges.

(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.
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)