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English definition of “epilogue”

epilogue

noun [C] uk (US also epilog)   /ˈep.ɪ.lɒɡ/ us    /-lɑːɡ/
a speech or piece of text that is added to the end of a play or book, often giving a short statement about what happens to the characters after the play or book finishes
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