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"sequel" in British English

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sequelnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsiː.kwəl/  us   /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".
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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 suddenly announced his resignation.
(Definition of sequel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sequel" in American English

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sequelnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsi·kwəl/
a book, movie, or play that continues the story of a previous work: Sequels to movies like "Jaws" and "Superman" have become big business in the film industry.
(Definition of sequel from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sequel" in Business English

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sequelnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsiːkwəl/
a book, film, or play that continues the story of a previous book, etc.: The movie sequel did even better at the box office than the original.
an event that happens after and is the result of an earlier event: a sequel to sth Yesterday's vote was a controversial sequel to the decision to change the guidelines.
(Definition of sequel from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“sequel” in Business English

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