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follow–up

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noun fol·low–up \ˈfä-lō-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of follow–up

  • : something that continues or completes a process or activity

Full Definition of follow–up

  1. 1 a :  the act or an instance of following up b :  something that follows up

  2. 2 :  maintenance of contact with or reexamination of a person (as a patient) especially following treatment

  3. 3 :  a news story presenting new information on a story published earlier

1916

First Known Use of follow–up

1916


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follow–up

adjective fol·low–up

Definition of follow–up

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being something that follows up <follow–up action by the police — Frank Faulkner>

  2. 2 :  done, conducted, or administered in the course of following up persons <follow–up care for discharged hospital patients>



1912

First Known Use of follow–up

1912


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