ensuing ensuing  /ˈɛn su ɪŋ/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. And 2) the towers did not collapse from the impact of two Boeing 767s and the ensuing fires.
  2. The ensuing fireball killed all 186 people on the plane and 13 more on the ground, making this the worst air disaster in Brazilian history.
  3. But in the ensuing years conditions for many African-Americans have worsened, and Farrakhan himself disappeared from the political stage while fighting cancer.

News

  1. Leaks empower democracy

    After the leaks that revealed the surprising ways in which the National Security Agency is monitoring the communications of Americans as well as people abroad, President Barack Obama addressed the ensuing uproar: “I welcome this debate and I think it's healthy for our democracy.” Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, by contrast, said it was “literally gut-wrenching to see this happen ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald

  2. Sanford feels impact of George Zimmerman trial

    People living and working in Sanford continue to feel the impact of the George Zimmerman trial. Trayvon Martin's shooting death and the ensuing national exposure sent shockwaves through the normally tranquil Central Florida community. SPECIAL SECTION: George Zimmerman trial "I do a lot in the city of Sanford and I thought, 'Oh, no, this really didn't need to happen in Sanford,'" said juror E73 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Local 10 Miami

  3. Lawmakers' immigration debate shows deep divide

    The issue has become a battleground for dispute, with crossfire ensuing even over modest changes.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Portland Press Herald

Quotes

  1. "But the boom was followed by a bust, with very slow job creation over the ensuing years, so for the whole 10-year period, the net result was zero," said Nicolas Bouzou, an economist at economic research firm Asteres.
    on Sep 3, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "In the ensuing year, we intend to formalise a symbol for the Indian rupee, which reflects and captures the Indian ethos and culture," said Mukherjee in the Lok Sabha.
    on Feb 26, 2010 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Hindustan Times

  3. "Khamenei ordered the fraud in the presidential election and the ensuing crackdown on protestors," Banisadr said at a symposium.
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Abolhassan Bani-Sadr Source: AFP

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