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se·quel

 (sē′kwəl)
n.
1. Something that follows as a continuation, especially a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose narrative continues that of a preexisting work.
2. A result or consequence: "Our dreams are the sequel of our waking knowledge" (Ralph Waldo Emerson).

[Middle English sequele, from Old French sequelle, from Latin sequēla, from sequī, to follow; see sekw- in Indo-European roots.]

sequel

(ˈsiːkwəl)
n
1. anything that follows from something else; development
2. a consequence or result
3. a novel, play, etc, that continues a previously related story
[C15: from Late Latin sequēla, from Latin sequī to follow]

se•quel

(ˈsi kwəl)

n.
1. a literary or filmic work that takes up and continues the narrative of a preceding work.
2. a subsequent development.
3. a result; consequence.
[1375–1425; late Middle English sequel(e) < Latin sequēla what follows =sequ(ī) to follow + -ēla n. suffix]

sequel

A major operation that follows the current major operation. Plans for a sequel are based on the possible outcomes (success, stalemate, or defeat) associated with the current operation. See also branch.

Sequel

 a train of followers, 1420; a suite, 1572, a logical consequence; descendants.
Examples: sequel of hangers-on, 1552; of descendants 1572; of followers, 1420; of heirs and sequels, 1533; a sequel and route of worldly and gallant servants, 1491; of songs and rhapsodies, 1713.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sequel - something that follows something else
final result, outcome, resultant, termination, result - something that results; "he listened for the results on the radio"
2.sequel - a part added to a book or play that continues and extends it
addendum, supplement, postscript - textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the end

sequel

noun
1. follow-up, continuation, development She is currently writing a sequel.
2. consequence, result, outcome, conclusion, end, issue, payoff (informal), upshot The arrests were a direct sequel to the investigations.

sequel

noun
Translations
تَتِمَّهنَتِيجَةنَتيجَه
další dílnásledekpokračování
fortsættelsekonsekvensfølge
jatko-osa
nastavak
afleiîingframhald
続篇
속편
sekasturpinājums
ďalší diel
fortsättning
เรื่องราวที่ติดตามมา
cuốn tiếp theo

sequel

[ˈsiːkwəl] N
1. (= film, book) → continuación f
2. (= consequence) → consecuencia f, resultado m
it had a tragic sequeltuvo un resultado trágico

sequel

[ˈsiːkwəl] n
(= film, book) → suite f
a sequel to sth → une suite à qch
She plans to make a sequel to the hit movie → Elle prévoit tourner la suite au film à succès.
(= event) → suites fpl
There was a strange sequel to these events → Ces événements ont eu des suites étranges.
to be a sequel to sth → faire suite à qch
The police said the clash was a sequel to yesterday's strike action → La police a déclaré que l'affrontement faisait suite à la grève d'hier.

sequel

nFolge f(to von); (of book, film)Fortsetzung f(to von); it had a tragic sequeles hatte ein tragisches Nachspiel

sequel

[ˈsiːkwl] n (of film, book) sequel (to)seguito (di); (of event) → conseguenza (di), strascico (di)

sequel

(ˈsiːkwəl) noun
(sometimes with to).
1. a result or consequence. an unpleasant sequel to an incident.
2. a story that is a continuation of an earlier story. a sequel to a story about a boy called Matthew.

sequel

نَتِيجَة pokračování fortsættelse Fortsetzung συνέχεια continuación jatko-osa suite nastavak seguito 続篇 속편 vervolg fortsettelse dalszy ciąg continuação продолжение fortsättning เรื่องราวที่ติดตามมา devamı cuốn tiếp theo 续集
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