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sequel (plural sequels)
- (dated) The events, collectively, which follow a previously mentioned event; the aftermath.
- 1678, John Bunyan, The Pilgrim's Progress:
- Now here Christian was worse put to it than in his fight with Apollyon, as by the sequel you shall see.
- (narratology) A narrative that is written after another narrative set in the same universe, especially a narrative that is chronologically set after its predecessors, or (perhaps improper usage) any narrative that has a preceding narrative of its own.
- (mathematics) The remainder of the text; what follows. Used exclusively in the set phrase "in the sequel".
- 1964, Hans Freudenthal, “Lie Groups in the Foundations of Geometry”, in Advances in Mathematics, volume 1, number 2, page 146:
- In the sequel we restrict ourselves to “nice” cases without going into details about the nicety conditions which have to be fulfilled (see, e.g., Freudenthal ).
- (Scotland, historical) Thirlage.
- (obsolete) A person's descendants.
a narrative written after another narrative set in the same universe
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Declension of sequel