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Definition of sequence noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a set of events, actions, numbers, etc. that have a particular order and that lead to a particular result He described the sequence of events leading up to the robbery.
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] the order that events, actions, etc. happen in or should happen in The tasks had to be performed in a particular sequence. Number the pages in sequence. These pages are out of sequence.
  3. 3[countable] a part of a movie that deals with one subject or topic or consists of one scene the dream sequence in the middle of the movie
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