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prequel in Arts topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprequelpre‧quel /ˈpriːkwəl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCNABEFOREa book, film etc that tells you what happened before the story told in a previous popular book or filmsequelprequel to 🔊 ‘The Phantom Menace’ is a prequel to ‘Star Wars’.
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prequelMichael Walsh is writing the Warner novel, which includes a prequel and a sequel to the events in the 1942 film."The Phantom Menace" is a prequel to "Star Wars."