ensuing

ensuing
en|su|ing [ ın`suıŋ ] adjective
an ensuing event or activity happens after something else, often as a result of it:
The guards returned fire, and the ensuing gunfight lasted all day.
a. an ensuing period of time comes after the time or event that you have been talking about

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • ensuing — adj. subsequent, or occurring as a result; as, ensuing events confirmed the prediction. Syn: following; succeeding. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensuing — I adjective after, following, later, next, posterior, resultant, resulting, subsequent, succeeding, successive, sequential II index ancillary (subsidiary), consecutive, derivative …   Law dictionary

  • ensuing — [adj] resultant after, coming, coming up, consequent, consequential, following, later, next, next off, posterior, postliminary, subsequent, subsequential; concepts 548,820 Ant. antecedent, preceding …   New thesaurus

  • ensuing — [[t]ɪnsju͟ːɪŋ, AM su͟ː [/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Ensuing events happen immediately after other events. The ensuing argument had been bitter. ...any ensuing problems. 2) ADJ: det ADJ Ensuing months or years follow the time you are talking about. The two …   English dictionary

  • ensuing — en|su|ing [ınˈsju:ıŋ US ˈsu: ] adj [only before noun] happening after a particular action or event, especially as a result of it the ensuing battle/conflict/debate etc ▪ In the ensuing fighting, two students were killed. the ensuing… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ensuing — adjective (only before noun) happening after a particular action or event, especially as a result of it: the ensuing battle/argument/panic etc: Japan attacked Port Arthur and in the ensuing Russo Japanese war the Russians were defeated. | the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • ensuing — UK [ɪnˈsjuːɪŋ] / US [ɪnˈsuɪŋ] adjective [often before noun] a) an ensuing event or activity happens after something else, often as a result of it The guards returned fire, and the ensuing gunfight lasted all day. b) an ensuing period of time… …   English dictionary

  • Ensuing — Ensue En*sue , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ensued}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ensuing}.] [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre, fr. L. insequi; in + sequi to pursue. See {Sue}.] To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake. [Obs.] Seek peace, and ensue it. 1 Pet. iii …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ensuing — adjective Refers to the actions, consequences, and repercussions which result from some prior stimulus or event. We watched the derailment and ensuing train wreck with a mixture of fascination and horror. Syn: concomitant …   Wiktionary

  • ensuing — adj. Ensuing is used with these nouns: ↑chaos, ↑confusion, ↑decade, ↑month, ↑uproar, ↑year …   Collocations dictionary

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