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non se·qui·tur

 (nŏn sĕk′wĭ-tər, -to͝or′)
n.
1. An inference or conclusion that does not follow from the premises or evidence.
2. A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it.

[Latin nōn sequitur, it does not follow : nōn, not + sequitur, third person sing. present tense of sequī, to follow.]
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non sequitur

(ˈnɒn ˈsɛkwɪtə)
n
1. a statement having little or no relevance to what preceded it
2. (Logic) logic a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
Abbreviation: non seq
[Latin, literally: it does not follow]
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non se•qui•tur

(nɒn ˈsɛk wɪ tər, -ˌtʊər)
n.
1. an inference or a conclusion that does not follow from the premises.
2. a comment that is unrelated to a preceding one.
[1540–50; < Latin: it does not follow]
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non sequitur

A Latin phrase meaning it does not follow, used to mean something that does not follow logically from what has already been stated .
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.non sequitur - a reply that has no relevance to what preceded it
reply, response - the speech act of continuing a conversational exchange; "he growled his reply"
2.non sequitur - (logic) a conclusion that does not follow from the premises
conclusion - an intuitive assumption; "jump to a conclusion"
logic - the branch of philosophy that analyzes inference
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Translations
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non sequitur

[ˌnɒnˈsekwitəʳ] Nincongruencia f, falta f de lógica
it's a non sequitures una incongruencia
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

non sequitur

nunlogische (Schluss)folgerung
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non sequitur

[ˌnɒnˈsɛkwɪtəʳ] n it is a non sequiturè illogico
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