epilogue

See also: épilogue and épilogué

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From French épilogue, from Latin epilogus, from Ancient Greek ἐπίλογος (epílogos, a conclusion, peroration of a speech, epilogue of a play), from ἐπιλέγειν (epilégein, say in addition), from ἐπί (epí, in addition) + λέγειν (légein, to say).

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epilogue (plural epilogues)

  1. A short speech, spoken directly at the audience at the end of a play
  2. The performer who gives this speech
  3. A brief oration or script at the end of a literary piece; an afterword
  4. (computing) A component of a computer program that prepares the computer to return from a routine.

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epilogue (third-person singular simple present epilogues, present participle epiloguing, simple past and past participle epilogued)

  1. (transitive) To conclude with an epilogue.

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