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 (krŏn′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl, krō′nə-) also chron·o·log·ic (-lŏj′ĭk)
1. Arranged in order of time of occurrence.
2. Relating to or in accordance with chronology.

chron′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
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(ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl; ˌkrəʊ-) or


1. (esp of a sequence of events) arranged in order of occurrence
2. relating to or in accordance with chronology
ˌchronoˈlogically adv
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(ˌkrɒn lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also chron`o•log′ic,

1. arranged by occurrence in time.
2. pertaining to or in accordance with chronology.
chron`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.chronological - relating to or arranged according to temporal order; "chronological age"
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adjective sequential, ordered, historical, progressive, consecutive, in sequence These stories are arranged in chronological order.
random, irregular, intermittent, out-of-order, haphazard
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مُرَتَّب زَمَنِيَّا
tímaraîar-, í tímaröî
tarihsel sırayla


[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJcronológico
in chronological orderen orden cronológico
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[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj [order] → chronologique
in chronological order → dans l'ordre chronologique
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adjchronologisch; in chronological orderin chronologischer Reihenfolge
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[ˌkrɒnəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adjcronologico/a
in chronological order → in ordine cronologico
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(krəˈnolədʒi) noun
(a list illustrating) the order of events in time.
chronological (kronəˈlodʒikəl) adjective
ˌchronoˈlogically adverb
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a. cronológico-a, rel. a la secuencia del tiempo.
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References in classic literature ?
'Chronological Outlines of English Literature' (Macmillan, $1.00) is very useful for reference though now much in need of revision.
In the Alexandrian Age these poems were arranged in chronological order, apparently by Zenodotus of Ephesus, at the beginning of the 3rd century B.C.
In all attempts to determine the chronological he order of the Platonic writings on internal evidence, this uncertainty about any single Dialogue being composed at one time is a disturbing element, which must be admitted to affect longer works, such as the Republic and the Laws, more than shorter ones.
Yet this may be a question having no answer "which is still worth asking," because the investigation shows that we can not argue historically from the dates in Plato; it would be useless therefore to waste time in inventing far-fetched reconcilements of them in order avoid chronological difficulties, such, for example, as the conjecture of C.
From these, arranged in chronological order, I have set down the following account of the further adventures of David Innes at the earth's core, practically in his own words.
In this matter dates are everything, and I think that if we get all of our material ready, and have every item put in chronological order, we shall have done much.
Harker says that knitting together in chronological order every scrap of evidence they have.
How long ago it is, aunt, since we used to repeat the chronological order of the kings of England, with the dates of their accession, and most of the principal events of their reigns!"
Or rather, to observe the chronological order, I and D'Artagnan," replied Athos.
"There are three more bits of evidence," said the other, "that I have dug up in holes and corners; and I will give them in logical rather than chronological order.
This publication is intended as a summary of six major financial crises, in which we hope to shed useful insights on some of the most important events that shaped the financial landscape in the GCC region." He added, "Markaz and Marmore followed the chronological approach in the publication, helping the readers to understand both the roots of the current economic situation and the opportunities for constructive change, as those are important lessons for our economic sustainability." Markaz has launched this special publication as part of its corporate social and economic responsibility strategy.
The findings, led by researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, showed that women's brains appear to be about three years younger than men of the same chronological age, metabolically speaking.