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English definition of “following”

following

preposition     /ˈfɒl.əʊ.ɪŋ/ US  /ˈfɑː.loʊ-/
B2 after: The weeks following the riots were extremely tense . Following the dinner , there will be a dance .Before, after and alreadyAfter and behind
(Definition of following preposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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