# subsequent

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

## Contents

### Pronunciation

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## Adjective

 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.

## Preposition

 Prepositionsubsequent
1. If ${\displaystyle x}$ is subsequent to ${\displaystyle y}$, ${\displaystyle x}$ happens after ${\displaystyle y}$.
The government called a press conference subsequent to the agreement.