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subsequent

adjective uk   /ˈsʌb.sɪ.kwənt/ us  
C1 happening after something else: The book discusses his illness and subsequent resignation from the government. Those explosions must have been subsequent to our departure, because we didn't hear anything.
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subsequently
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
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C1 In 1982 he was arrested and subsequently convicted on drug trafficking charges.
Translations of “subsequent”
in Spanish subsiguiente, posterior…
in French subséquent…
in German nachfolgend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隨後的,接著的…
in Russian последующий, более поздний…
in Turkish sonraki, müteakip, takip eden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 随后的,接着的…
in Polish następny…
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