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[Medieval Latin, from Latin series succession of persons or things, series, from serere to join, bind together]
: in a series
: individually in a sequence [we will consider the complaints ]
adj : occurring or following in a series [talked to the various trustees in telephone calls "Professional Hockey Corp. v. World Hockey Ass'n, 191 Cal. Rptr. 773 (1983)"]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.