sequitur

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noun se·qui·tur \ˈse-kwə-tər, -ˌtu̇r\

Definition of sequitur

  1. :  the conclusion of an inference :  consequence

Examples of sequitur in a sentence

  1. <a reasonable sequitur from that announcement is that you'll be leaving the company>

Origin and Etymology of sequitur

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


First Known Use: 1836



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