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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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The three-quel now stands as the franchise's highest-grossing installment worldwide ($667 million), surpassing the 2008 sequel ($423 million globally).
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Thanks to Bourne, Damon has now joined the Hollywood elite, and it's showing on his career CV, working with Robert De Niro on The Good Shepherd, Martin Scorsese on The Departed, and of course with the star-laden Ocean's 13 team (the only other true three-quel hit of 2007) with his good pals George Clooney and Brad Pitt - and all in the last 18 months.