Meaning of SEQUEL in English

/see"kweuhl/ , n.

1. a literary work, movie, etc., that is complete in itself but continues the narrative of a preceding work.

2. an event or circumstance following something; subsequent course of affairs.

3. a result, consequence, or inference.

[ 1375-1425; late ME sequel ( e ) sequela what follows, equiv. to sequ ( i ) to follow + -ela n. suffix ]

Syn. 3. aftermath, upshot, outgrowth, end.

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .