subsequent

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Subsequent is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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Adjective[change]

Positive
subsequent

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. (usually before the noun) happening after.
    When he came the first time, he was very quiet, but on subsequent visits, he was much more talkative.
    The child began to walk early but subsequent development, such as speech, was unusually late.

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Preposition
subsequent

  1. If x is subsequent to y, x happens after y.
    The government called a press conference subsequent to the agreement.