(seh-ree-AH-tim) [Latin] In a series; one after another.
   Conservative governments in Britain have produced sex scandals seriatim, and though readers of the popular press gobbled up salacious minutiae, they seldom punished the sinners at the polls. —The New York Times, February 8, 1998.

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  • Seriatim — Seriatim, Latin for in series, is a legal term typically used to indicate that a court is addressing multiple issues in a certain order, such as the order that the issues were originally presented to the court.A seriatim opinion describes an… …   Wikipedia

  • seriatim — 1670s, from M.L. seriatim, from L. series (see SERIES (Cf. series)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Seriatim — Se ri*a tim, adv. [NL.] In regular order; one after the other; severally. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seriatim — [sir΄ē āt′im] adv., adj. [ML < L series, based on gradatim, step by step] one after another in order; point by point; serial(ly) …   English World dictionary

  • seriatim — I. adverb Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin series Date: 1680 in a series II. adjective Date: 1871 following seriatim …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seriatim — /sear ee ay tim, ser /, adv., adj. in a series; one after another. [1670 80; < ML seriatim, equiv. to seriat(us) arranged in order (see SERIES, ATE1) + im adv. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • seriatim — adverb /sɛ.ɹiˈɑː.tiːm,ˌsɛ.ɹɪˈeɪ.tɪm/ Point by point; taking one topic or subject at a time in an order. Seriatim, I know of no good Authority that this Adverb can claim, though it has got a Place in our Dictionaries, and School Books. See Also:… …   Wiktionary

  • seriatim — se•ri•a•tim [[t]ˌsɪər iˈeɪ tɪm, ˈɑ tɪm, ˌsɛr [/t]] adv. adj. in a series; one after another • Etymology: 1670–80; < ML seriātim < seriāt(us) arranged in order …   From formal English to slang

  • seriatim — adv. point by point; taking one subject etc. after another in regular order (consider seriatim). Etymology: med.L f. L series, after LITERATIM etc …   Useful english dictionary

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