the following

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: the following one or ones used to introduce a list, a quotation, etc. The finalists are the following: Mary, James, and George.The following are the times of departing trains: 2 p.m., 4 p.m., and 8 p.m.

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“The following.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20following. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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