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the act of following up.
an action or thing that serves to increase the effectiveness of a previous one, as a second or subsequent letter, phone call, or visit.
a news story providing additional information on a story or article previously published.
. a minor news story used to supplement a related story of major importance.
designed or serving to follow up, especially to increase the effectiveness of a previous action:
a follow-up interview; a follow-up offer.
of or pertaining to action that follows an initial treatment, course of study, etc.:
follow-up care for mental patients; a follow-up survey.
noun, adj. use of verb phrase
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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British Dictionary definitions for
to pursue or investigate (a person, evidence, etc) closely
to continue (action) after a beginning, esp to increase its effect
something done to reinforce an initial action
a follow-up letter
) a routine examination of a patient at various intervals after medical or surgical treatment
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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