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following

preposition uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ-/
B2 after: The weeks following the riots were extremely tense. Following the dinner, there will be a dance.
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following

adjective uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ-/
B1 [before noun] The following day, morning, etc. is the next one.
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following wind a wind that is blowing in the same direction as the one in which you are going

following

noun [S] uk   /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈfɑː.loʊ-/

following noun [S] (NEXT)

the following B2 (often used to introduce a list, report, etc.) of what comes next: The following is an extract from her diary.

following noun [S] (PEOPLE)

a group of people who admire something or someone: She has attracted a large following among the rich and famous. The shop has a small but loyal/devoted following. a group of people who support, admire, or believe in a particular person, group, or idea
Translations of “following”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在…之後…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在…之后…
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