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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Late Latin
Origin: sequentia, from Latin sequi 'to follow'

sequence

noun
     
Related topics: Arts
se‧quence W2
1 [uncountable and countable] the order that something happens or exists in, or the order it is supposed to happen or exist in
in a ... sequence
The questions should be asked in a logical sequence.
Be careful to perform the actions in the correct sequence.
in sequence
Number them in sequence, 1,2,3 etc.
out of sequence
The chapters may be studied out of sequence.
2 [countable] a series of related events, actions etc that happen or are done in a particular order
sequence of
He's had a sequence of business failures.
the sequence of events leading up to the war
3 [countable]A one part of a story, film etc that deals with a single subject or action:
the dream sequence in the film

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