Definition of follow-on in English:


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  • 1The action of occurring as a consequence or result of something.

    as modifier ‘follow-on treatment’
    • ‘Women simply don't come to see them and the problems remain undiagnosed with all the follow-on ramifications developing unchecked.’
    • ‘Intier is now integrating the interiors for the follow-on models to the CTS for Cadillac, out of its own studios.’
    • ‘The follow-on attempt yielded similar results, so I elected to stay fast.’
    • ‘To prevent such recurrences, doctors are testing a number of follow-on treatments, often with well-known drugs.’
    • ‘About a third of them, I think, are going to actually take it through to an operational vehicle and be part of our X Prize Cup, which is our follow-on event.’
    • ‘The truth, I suspect, is that Havers simply can't be bothered to go there, and doesn't want the inevitable follow-on question about Polly.’
    • ‘The real value will be in the follow-on work to this award.’
    • ‘Trippi was first out of the gate, announcing Change for America, a follow-on effort, at the beginning of February.’
    • ‘I don't think even Tim mentions, in his follow-on response, the most striking thing about the letter in question.’
    • ‘And yet, we have to keep the packs happy and we have to make sure that we get an appropriate follow-on government there.’
    • ‘The follow-on course will be more intense in order to give the adult students a more indepth grounding in the Microsoft Office Programme.’
    • ‘Of course, a follow-on discovery of fossilized microbes would be the planetary science story of the century.’
    • ‘Indeed, such a follow-on claim would explode whatever sense there is in Jefferson's argument.’
    • ‘As a follow-on company began to make their entrance into the berm, he returned to his vehicle and backed it out of the trench.’
    • ‘Liz was welcome to attend this initial forum, and may still attend the planned follow-on meetings, to add her contributions.’
    • ‘There's no pain associated with it - though occasionally, I'll get a follow-on headache.’
    • ‘The union is campaigning to ensure the shipyard in Barrow gets a follow-on order for more Astute nuclear submarines.’
    • ‘The follow-on costs arise from the military situation we may face after the war ends.’
    • ‘The unions signed up to benchmarking process so there is no basis for the follow-on claims.’
    • ‘If you put a link to your follow-on post in the comments of the site where you found it, the chain will be trackable.’
    1. 1.1Cricket A thing that occurs as a consequence, result, or modification of another.
      ‘it will act as the follow-on to the current version of the software’
      • ‘But Hollioake then chose not to enforce the follow-on as Surrey reached 22 for 0 from the last 10 overs of the day to lead by 195 runs.’
      • ‘Yorkshire then enforced the follow-on and Moss's second half-century, his fourth of the season, helped his side to a draw.’
      • ‘Alstonville enforced the follow-on and were immediately rewarded with the scalp of first innings top scorer, Medley, for a duck.’
      • ‘Bangladesh's batsmen, despite avoiding the follow-on, were always on the back foot this morning.’
      • ‘Australia's growing charge was again stalled by rain just as Ricky Ponting enforced the follow-on with a massive lead of 326.’



/ˈfälōˌän/ /ˈfɑloʊˌɑn/