Meaning of “prequel” in the English Dictionary

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"prequel" in British English

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prequelnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈpriː.kwəl/ us /ˈpriː.kwəl/

(Definition of “prequel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"prequel" in Business English

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prequelnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpriːkwəl/ us

a book or film that tells about events that happened before the events in a book or film that was previously published or made:

"Enterprise" is a prequel set 100 years before Kirk blasted toward the final frontier.

(Definition of “prequel” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)