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English definition of “follow”

follow

verb [not continuous] (BE RESULT)    /ˈfɒl.əʊ/ US  /ˈfɑː.loʊ/
C2 to happen as a result , or to be a likely result : [+ that] Just because I agreed last time , it doesn't necessarily follow that I will do so again.Occurring and happening
(Definition of follow verb (BE RESULT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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