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chronological

Line breaks: chrono|logic¦al
Pronunciation: /krɒnəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l
 
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Definition of chronological in English:

adjective

1(Of a record of events) following the order in which they occurred: the entries are in chronological order
More example sentences
  • The chapters, which followed a chronological order, were basically chapters on the history of politics and ideas.
  • The records are lovingly arranged in his home in chronological order.
  • The events are presented in chronological order of occurrence.
Synonyms
sequential, consecutive, in sequence, in order of time, in order, ordered, progressive, serial;
historical
1.1Calculated in terms of the passage of time: medical decisions should be based on the individual’s biological age, not chronological age
More example sentences
  • We treat ‘breakfast’ as a relative rather than chronological term around here and apply it to the first meal of the day, whenever that might occur.
  • And third, the nature of the chronological and psychological passage from youth to adulthood has changed in extraordinary ways.
  • In chronological terms, Paviland is early in the European series of burials and is actually the earliest with a firm radiocarbon date measured directly on human bone.
1.2Relating to the establishment of dates of past events: the diary provided a chronological framework for the events
More example sentences
  • By contrast, scientists working from a creation perspective view all significant geological events within a Biblical chronological framework.
  • Little, a history professor, is good at chronological exposition and boasts a hefty bibliography.
  • I am just trying to ascertain - you are advancing a sort of tight chronological argument based on dates.

Derivatives

chronologically

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • They need to know every address at which you've ever lived, working chronologically backwards from your current one.
  • Thereafter all the material is arranged chronologically.
  • My collection is in alphabetical order by artist, and then chronologically within a given artist.

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