following

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noun

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as in entourage
a body of employees or servants who accompany and wait on a person a prince with a large following to do practically everything for him

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as in audience
a group of people showing intense devotion to a cause, person, or work (as a film) that rock star attracts quite a following

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following

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preposition

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verb

present participle of follow
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as in succeeding
to come after in time a wrap-up always follows the Super Bowl broadcast

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“Following.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/following. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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