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sequent

[ see-kwuhnt ]
/ ˈsi kwənt /
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adjective

following; successive.
following logically or naturally; consequent.
characterized by continuous succession; consecutive.

noun

something that follows in order or as a result.

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Origin of sequent

1550–60; <Latin sequent- (stem of sequēns, present participle of sequī to follow), equivalent to sequ- follow + -ent--ent

OTHER WORDS FROM sequent

se·quent·ly, adverbnon·se·quent, adjectiveun·se·quent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sequent

sequent
/ (ˈsiːkwənt) /

adjective

following in order or succession
following as a result; consequent

noun

something that follows; consequence
logic a formal representation of an argument. The inference of A from A & B is written A & B ̃⊢ A. The sequent ̃⊢ A represents the derivation of A from no assumptions and thus indicates that A is a theorem

Derived forms of sequent

sequently, adverb

Word Origin for sequent

C16: from Latin sequēns, from sequī to follow
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