adjective /ˈsʌbsɪkwənt/
a) Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely.

Growth was dampened by a softening of the global economy in 2001, but picked up in the subsequent years due to strong growth in China.

b) Following in order of place; succeeding.
See Also: consequent

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  • subséquent — subséquent, ente [ sypsekɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1370; lat. subsequens, entis, p. prés. de subsequi « suivre de près » 1 ♦ Vx ou littér. Qui suit (la chose dont on parle), qui vient après, dans le temps. « J étais resté sous le joug des faits… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Subsequent — Sub se*quent, a. [L. subsequens, entis, p. pr. of subsequi to follow, succeed: cf. F. subs[ e]quent. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. Following in time; coming or being after something else at any time, indefinitely; as, subsequent events; subsequent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subsequent — sub·se·quent / səb si kwənt, ˌkwent/ adj: following in time, order, or space see also condition subsequent at condition compare precedent Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law …   Law dictionary

  • subséquent — subséquent, ente (sub sé kan, kan t ) adj. Qui suit, qui vient après. Un testament subséquent annule le premier. HISTORIQUE    XIVe s. •   Et par ce appert comme les operacions qui precedent vertu et les subsequentes sont semblables comme dit est …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • subsequent — mid 15c., from M.Fr. subséquent (14c.), from L. subsequentem (nom. subsequens), prp. of subsequi to follow closely, from sub closely, up to (see SUB (Cf. sub )) + sequi follow. Related: Subsequently …   Etymology dictionary

  • subsequent — Subsequent, [subsequ]ente. ad. Qui suit, qui vient aprés. Par un acte, par un traité subsequent …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • subsequent — [sub′sikwənt, sub′sikwent΄] adj. [ME < L subsequens, prp. of subsequi, to follow close after: see SUB & SEQUENT] coming after; following in time, place, or order subsequent to after; following subsequently adv …   English World dictionary

  • subsequent — [adj] after consecutive, consequent, consequential, ensuing, following, later, next, posterior, postliminary, proximate, resultant, resulting, sequent, sequential, serial, subsequential, succeeding, successional, successive; concepts 585,820 Ant …   New thesaurus

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  • subsequent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ coming after something in time. DERIVATIVES subsequently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin subsequi follow after …   English terms dictionary

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