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"following" in British English

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followingpreposition

uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ.ɪŋ/

followingadjective

uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ.ɪŋ/

followingnoun [S]

uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ.ɪŋ/
(Definition of following from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"following" in American English

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followingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈfɑl·oʊ·ɪŋ/
coming or happening after something else in order or time: I’m busy on Thursday, but I’m free the following day. The following items were found – a ring, a wallet, and a watch.

followingnoun

 us   /ˈfɑl·oʊ·ɪŋ/
  • following noun (GROUP OF PEOPLE)

[C] a group of people who support, admire, or believe in a particular person, group, or idea: The candidate has a large following among young people.
  • following noun (WHAT COMES NEXT)

[pl] what comes next; the following one or ones in a list, report, etc.: Will the following please stand – Neal, Crisonino, Druback, Thompson.

followingpreposition

 us   /ˈfɑl·ə·wɪŋ/
  • following preposition (AFTER)

after: Following the ballgame, there will be a fireworks display.
(Definition of following from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “following”
in Chinese (Simplified) 在…之后…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在…之後…
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