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Main Entry: se·quence
Pronunciation: primarystresssemacron-kwschwan(t)s, -secondarystresskwen(t)s
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English sequence "a hymn, a connected series," derived from Latin sequentia "state or fact of following, succession," from sequent-, sequens, a form of the verb sequi "to follow" --related to SEQUEL
1 a : a continuous or connected series b : a set of several shots or scenes developing a single subject (as in a movie) <a chase sequence in a spy movie>
2 : the order in which things are or should be connected, related, or dated <the sequence of events>
3 a : 2RESULT 1, consequence b : a development that follows something else

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