Etymology
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sequent (adj.)

1550s, "following, continuing in the same course or order," from Old French sequent "following, subsequent," from Latin sequentem (nominative sequens) "next, following," present participle of sequi "to follow" (see sequel). As a noun from 1580s, "a follower" (rare); by 1833 as "that which follows in the same course or order."

updated on May 16, 2022

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