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Followup

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Noun

1. follow-up, followup

a piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work

Example Sentences:
'his new software is a follow-up to the programs they started with'

2. follow-up, followup

an activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done

3. follow-up, followup, reexamination, review

a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Followup

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verb (tr, adverb)
1. 
to pursue or investigate (a person, evidence, etc) closely
2. 
to continue (action) after a beginning, esp to increase its effect
noun follow-up
3. 
a. 
something done to reinforce an initial action
b. 
(as modifier)
a follow-up letter
4. medicine
a routine examination of a patient at various intervals after medical or surgical treatment
noun
1. 
something done to reinforce an initial action
The meeting is scheduled for tomorrow with a follow-up on Saturday.
His last novel sold 4m copies worldwide. The follow-up is also a bestseller.
Stamp set about the work of finding a follow-up to Billy Budd.
They are recording a follow-up to their successful 2009 album.
2. medicine
a routine examination of a patient at various intervals after medical or surgical treatment
The patient received no physical examination and no follow-up.
modifier
3. 
denoting something done to reinforce an initial action
Details might have to be finalized at a follow-up meeting.
One man was arrested during the raid and another during a follow-up operation.
Madonna's follow-up album to the acclaimed Ray of Light

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Followup

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1. 
to follow closely and persistently
2. 
to carry out fully
3. 
to add to the effectiveness of by doing something more
adjective
1. 
designating or of anything that follows something else as a review, addition, etc.
follow-up examinations, a follow-up letter
noun
2. 
a follow-up thing or event
3. 
the use of follow-up letters, visits, etc.
4. 
a following up

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Followup

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n.
1. The act or an instance of following up, as to further an end or review new developments: The follow-up is often as important as the initial contact in gaining new clients. The social worker's emphasis on followup reassured her clients.
2. One that follows so as to further an end or increase effectiveness: The software was a successful follow-up to the original product.
3. An article or a report giving further information on a previously reported item of news.
adj.
Intended to follow up, as to reinforce or evaluate previous action: a follow-up examination after the surgery.

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