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English definition of “sequel”

sequel

noun [C]     /ˈsiː.kwəl/
a book, film, or play that continues the story of a previous book, etc.: I'm reading the sequel to "Gone with the Wind". → Compare prequelTypes of film, play, book etc. an event that happens after and is the result of an earlier event: There was a dramatic sequel to last Thursday's scandalous revelations when the minister for trade suddenly announced his resignation.Outcomes and consequences
(Definition of sequel noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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