sub·​se·​quent·​ly | \ ˈsəb-si-ˌkwent-lē How to pronounce subsequently (audio) , -kwənt- \

Definition of subsequently

: at a later or subsequent time comments that were subsequently shown to be inaccurate By denying him a hearing beforehand, a jury subsequently ruled, prison officials had violated his right to due process.— David Margol If we go back in history, we come to artists who in their time were as fashionable and acclaimed as Warhol was in his time but who subsequently went through periods of total oblivion.— Andre Emmerich

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1537, in the meaning defined above

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“Subsequently.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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