Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of ensue.
  • adj. Refers to the actions, consequences, and repercussions which result from some prior stimulus or event.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. subsequent, or occurring as a result.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. following immediately and as a result of what went before

Etymologies

participle of ensue (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • M.reover, the "violent effervescence" which he describes as ensuing on the latter being dropped into an acid, does not of necessity take place: in M. Guimet's finest variety, the brilliant ultramarine, acid produces little or no effervescence.

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  • I bought 2 more in ensuing years to increase our hunting territory.

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  • Cronkite was supposed to have a continuing relationship with the network, but it didn't work out that way, and in ensuing years he smarted at the way CBS rarely invited him back on its air.

    Iconic journalist Walter Cronkite dies at 92

  • The constitutional experts consulted by the Yes on 1098 campaign say that the key precedents that led to the 1930s ruling have been overturned in ensuing decades.

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  • One leading view, due by Dr. Warren as good as colleagues, suggests that over kick of neurons by a neurotransmitter glutamate is partly obliged for a brain dysfunction ensuing from a detriment of FMRP.

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  • Starting more than 30 years ago, the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth began following nearly 2,000 mathematically gifted adolescents, boys and girls, tracking their education and careers in ensuing decades.

    The freedom to say ‘no’ « Isegoria

  • Although feedback has been positive, Haynes said NFL owners must evaluate whether to continue it in ensuing years.

    Hall notes: DeBartolo back in the NFL limelight

  • When he won a posthumous Pulitzer Prize, so many thousands of copies sold that, according to rumor, LSU decided the press no longer needed financial support, causing budget confusion in ensuing years without a blockbuster.

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  • Does the new formula signal that Abbott districts will be held to lower annual increases in ensuing years?

    How Plainfield fares under new school funding plan

  • That was a source of confidence when in ensuing years it was necessary to go up against the conventional wisdom from other quarters.

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  • My adjectival use: 'You must wait for the ensuing instructions.'

    August 22, 2011