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1follow–up

noun fol·low–up \ˈfä-lō-ˌəp\

: something that continues or completes a process or activity

Full Definition of FOLLOW-UP

1
a :  the act or an instance of following up
b :  something that follows up
2
:  maintenance of contact with or reexamination of a person (as a patient) especially following treatment
3
:  a news story presenting new information on a story published earlier

First Known Use of FOLLOW-UP

1916

2follow–up

adjective

Definition of FOLLOW-UP

1
:  of, relating to, or being something that follows up <follow–up action by the police — Frank Faulkner>
2
:  done, conducted, or administered in the course of following up persons <follow–up care for discharged hospital patients>

First Known Use of FOLLOW-UP

1912

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