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noun sequence pronunciation in British English /ˈsiːkwəns/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a set of related things that happen or are arranged in a particular order

    A computer can store and repeat sequences of instructions.

    a dance sequence

    the sequence of events:

    Could you describe the exact sequence of events that evening?

    1. a.
      the order in which a set of things happens or is arranged

      The words had to be put into the right sequence.

      in sequence:

      Are the numbers in sequence?

      out of sequence:

      Scenes of a film are often shot out of sequence.

  2. 2
    [countable] cinema a part of a film that deals with one event or that has a particular style

    action/dream sequences

    the famous opening sequence from Reservoir Dogs


… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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