Meaning of “follow-up” in the English Dictionary

"follow-up" in American English

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follow-upnoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɑl·oʊˌʌp/

something done after an earlier event that is connected with it:

I’ve got to go in for a follow-up to the dentist next week.

coming or done after a related event or action :

a follow-up visit
Reporters can have one follow-up question.

(Definition of “follow-up” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"follow-up" in Business English

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follow-upnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈfɒləʊʌp/ us

something that is done to finish a previous action or make it more successful:

Large numbers of unpaid tickets are being written off without any follow-up.
follow-up to sth The letter was a follow-up to a meeting held this month in which staffing issues for the program were raised.
a follow-up call/letter/interview Make follow-up calls to these contacts in the hopes of generating additional publicity.

(Definition of “follow-up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)