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subsequent to

  1. Beside, alongside, by, adjoining to, or close to.

    Would you thoughts if I sit subsequent to you?

    Cleanliness is subsequent to godliness.
  2. Instantly after, in alternative or consideration; apart from.
    • 2006, Steve Cox, Jim Terry, One Effective Stooge: Larry Effective’s Frizzy Life in Footage : an Approved Biography (Cumberland Home Publishing, →ISBN), web page 59:
      The lounge was the primary gathering spot in Effective Manor, and subsequent to that probably the most used room was the eating room, the place, on Sunday nights, Larry and Mabel hosted card video games, penny-ante poker nights, and even bingo nights…
    • 2016, Jill Shalvis, The Bachelor’s Mattress, Harlequin (→ISBN)
      Subsequent to you, I am all Lani has,” she confided. “However you knew that already, too, proper?” He ought to have. That message got here loud and clear. “She loves flowers, do you know that?” Jennie requested.
  3. In comparison with, as compared with.
    • 2002, Michael Hettich, Best hits, 1987-2001, Pudding Home Publications (→ISBN), web page 5:
      This final he defined to me as soon as, although the reason did not matter a lot, not subsequent to the sensation of these low furry clouds and the ocean bashing itself in opposition to the shore. The reason, the truth is, made the poem much less fantastic, …
    • 2013 August 10, “A brand new prescription”, in The Economist, quantity 408, quantity 8848:

      Because the world’s drug behavior exhibits, governments are failing of their quest to observe each London window-box and Andean hillside for banned crops. However even that Sisyphean process appears straightforward subsequent to the struggle in opposition to artificial medicine.

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subsequent to

  1. Virtually; almost, well-nigh.
    It’s subsequent to unimaginable to get him to confess it, however he writes very properly.
    The job paid subsequent to nothing.
    • 1885, Richard Watson Dixon, Historical past of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman Jurisdiction, web page 465:

      The Puritans who groaned underneath it, and so bitterly resisted when it was administered by the hands of bishops, forgot, or by no means knew, that it was invented, or subsequent to invented, by the episcopal founding father of Nonconformity.

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