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Topic: ARTS

Date: 1400-1500
Language: Old French
Origin: sequelle, from Latin sequela, from sequi; SEQUENCE

sequel

noun
     
se‧quel
1 [countable]A a book, film, play etc that continues the story of an earlier one, usually written or made by the same person [↪ prequel]:
'Star Wars' and its sequels
sequel to
She's writing a sequel to her first novel.
2 [countable usually singular] an event that happens as a result of something that happened before
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