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sequent

[see-kwuh nt] /ˈsi kwənt/
adjective
1.
following; successive.
2.
following logically or naturally; consequent.
3.
characterized by continuous succession; consecutive.
noun
4.
something that follows in order or as a result.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; < Latin sequent- (stem of sequēns, present participle of sequī to follow), equivalent to sequ- follow + -ent- -ent
Related forms
sequently, adverb
nonsequent, adjective
unsequent, adjective
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sequent

/ˈsiːkwənt/
adjective
1.
following in order or succession
2.
following as a result; consequent
noun
3.
something that follows; consequence
4.
(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
sequently, adverb
Word Origin
C16: from Latin sequēns, from sequī to follow
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