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non se·qui·tur  audio  (nn skw-tr, -tr) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. An inference or conclusion that does not follow from the premises or evidence.
  2. A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it.

ETYMOLOGY:
Latin nn sequitur, it does not follow : nn, not + sequitur, third person sing. present tense of sequ, to follow


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