from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. In a sequence.
  • adj. Ready, prepared; orderly; tidy.
  • adj. In accordance with the procedural rules governing formal meetings of a deliberative body.
  • adj. Appropriate, worthwhile.
  • adv. Emphasizes that what follows is the purpose of the preceding.
  • adv. Emphasizes that what follows is the purpose of the preceding.
  • adv. In sequence.

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  • adj. in a state of proper readiness or preparation or arrangement


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