[ UK /ɛnsjˈuːɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈɛnsuɪŋ/ ]
  1. following immediately and as a result of what went before
    ensuing events confirmed the prediction
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How To Use ensuing In A Sentence

  • The ensuing grassroots campaign failed to save "embrangle" (to confuse or entangle) and "caliginosity" (dimness, darkness). Jezebel
  • In the ensuing confusion another 8 persons were hurt.
  • Moreover, one can probably expect that ensuing fights will redound similarly, as the public appears to be internalizing the meme that the Democrats are fighting for the middle class while the Republicans are fighting for the rich. Jared Bernstein: A Holiday Message
  • In this case the ensuing negotiations serve to signal at least short-term lenience and the relaxing - but at least the non-tightening - of sanctions. The Brussels Journal - The Voice of Conservatism in Europe
  • In the ensuing litigation, this was portrayed as blackmail - a serious offence that has a maximum prison term of 14 years.
  • The ensuing scandal threatened, in the words of Federal Judge Jack B. Weinstein, to "unravel" the remaining 60 "War" cases. Peter Lance: Feds Move Terrorist Close to Key Murder Witness
  • The difficulties of the site - its geometry, its western orientation, an adjacent future road easement and its flood prone nature - were significant determinants in the ensuing design.
  • With the no-doubt unintended effect of suggesting that Wallace's menace and ensuing mayhem might, in hindsight, be laughed-off like a good-ol'-boy joke, "George Wallace: Settin 'the Woods on Fire" takes part of its title, and its misguided musical leitmotif from a wacky, Hank Williams party-hearty song. Film/Television: Lost Highways
  • If this does come about, the ensuing paralysis will surely be an apposite commentary on the unhappy state of affairs we have reached where no party seems to deserve to govern us.
  • The ensuing altercations and hilarious testimonies provided an exciting two hours!
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