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Meaning of “sequel” in the English Dictionary

"sequel" in British English

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sequelnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsiː.kwəl/
a ​book, ​film, or ​play that ​continues the ​story of a ​previousbook, 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 ​earlierevent: There was a ​dramatic sequel to last Thursday's ​scandalousrevelations when the ​ministersuddenlyannounced 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 ​previouswork: Sequels to ​movies like "Jaws" and "Superman" have ​becomebigbusiness in the ​filmindustry.
(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 ​boxoffice 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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