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Meaning of “follow-up” in the English Dictionary

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"follow-up" in American English

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follow-upnoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɑl·oʊˌʌp/
something done after an ​earlierevent that is ​connected with it: I’ve got to go in for a follow-up to the ​dentist next ​week.

follow-upadjective [not gradable]

coming or done after a ​relatedevent 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   us   /ˈfɒləʊʌp/
something that is done to ​finish a previous ​action or make it more ​successful: Large ​numbers of ​unpaidtickets are being written off without any follow-up.follow-up to sth The ​letter was a follow-up to a ​meetingheld this month in which ​staffingissues for the ​program were ​raised.a follow-up call/letter/interview Make follow-up ​calls to these ​contacts in the hopes of ​generatingadditionalpublicity.
(Definition of follow-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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