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follow-on

[fol-oh-on, -awn] /ˈfɒl oʊˌɒn, -ˌɔn/
adjective
1.
following or evolving as the next logical step:
Aircraft manufacturers can expect follow-on sales for spare parts.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; noun use of verb phrase follow on (something)
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  • The follow-on thoughts unfortunately don't go much further.
  • Healthcare, and overall wellbeing will surely have a follow-on effect on population stabilization.
  • Yet start-ups looking for follow-on financing often cannot even get their calls returned.
  • Once the volume goes up, prices will come down and follow-on innovation will speed its adoption.
British Dictionary definitions for follow-on

follow-on

noun
1.
an immediate second innings forced on a team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
verb
2.
(intransitive, adverb) (of a team) to play a follow-on
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