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Definition of Subsequent

Subsequent

  1. Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely; as, subsequent events; subsequent ages or years; a period long subsequent to the foundation of Rome.
  2. Following in order of place; succeeding; as, a subsequent clause in a treaty.

Subsequent Quotations

A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement.
Erwin Schrodinger

Saddam Hussein could have provided irreplaceable help to future historians of the Iran/Iraq war, of the invasion of Kuwait, and of the subsequent era of sanctions culminating in the current invasion.
Richard Dawkins

I cannot determine what people or nations should do, but I do think that extremism gives birth to following and subsequent extremism.
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.
George Orwell

The details surrounding both my marriage and subsequent filing for divorce are private, and I had hoped to keep them that way for the sake of my family.
Eminem
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Subsequent Translations

subsequent in Dutch is nagekomen
subsequent in Latin is posterus; postremo
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