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[fol-oh-uhp] /ˈfɒl oʊˌʌp/

the act of following up.
an action or thing that serves to increase the effectiveness of a previous one, as a second or subsequent letter, phone call, or visit.
Also called follow. Journalism.

designed or serving to follow up, especially to increase the effectiveness of a previous action:
a follow-up interview; a follow-up offer.
of or relating to action that follows an initial treatment, course of study, etc.:
follow-up care for mental patients; a follow-up survey.


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