se·​qui·​tur | \ ˈse-kwə-tər How to pronounce sequitur (audio) , -ˌtu̇r \

Definition of sequitur

: the conclusion of an inference : consequence

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Examples of sequitur in a Sentence

a reasonable sequitur from that announcement is that you'll be leaving the company

First Known Use of sequitur

1836, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sequitur

Latin, it follows, 3rd person singular present indicative of sequi to follow — more at sue

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The first known use of sequitur was in 1836

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“Sequitur.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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