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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sequelse‧quel /ˈsiːkwəl/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable]AAFTER a book, film, play etc that continues the story of an earlier one, usually written or made by the same personprequel ‘Star Wars’ and its sequelssequel to She’s writing a sequel to her first novel.2 [countable usually singular]RESULT an event that happens as a result of something that happened before
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sequelMichael Walsh is writing the Warner novel, which includes a prequel and a sequel to the events in the 1942 film.After the unexpected success of his first film, Rodriguez is making plans for a sequel.'Batman 2' was a rare example of a sequel being better than the original.Bronson will return to the role of Paul Kersey to take on the Mafia in the latest sequel to the vigilante saga.This was the obvious sequel to its policy for the past four years.This was an extraordinary, sometimes disturbing, but powerful sequel to Seattle.It is a deeply problematic book, particularly in relation to its hugely successful sequel.A greater chance of success seems to lie in the sequel.In the sequel, Whoopi will play a nun who helps a gospel choir in a city slum.the sequel to 'Gone with the Wind'An Ace Ventura sequel was inevitable.
From Longman Business Dictionarysequelse‧quel /ˈsiːkwəl/ noun [countable] a book, film, play etc that continues the story of an earlier oneHis publisher is very optimistic about the sequel to the novel. compare prequel
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