Follow-up definition

fŏlō-ŭp
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The use of follow-up letters, visits, etc.
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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.

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One that follows so as to further an end or increase effectiveness.

The software was a successful follow-up to the original product.

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An article or a report giving further information on a previously reported item of news.
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Designating or of anything that follows something else as a review, addition, etc.

Follow-up examinations, a follow-up letter.

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A follow-up thing or event.
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A following up.
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Intended to follow up, as to reinforce or evaluate previous action.

A follow-up examination after the surgery.

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The definition of a follow-up is a return to an existing situation or to a situation that is underway in order to determine what the current status is and whether all has been done or is being done.

An example of a follow up phone call is a telephone call made to check on the status of an order placed a week prior.

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Alternative spelling of follow-up.
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To take further actions remaining after an event; to continue, revisit, or persist; especially, to maintain communication.

Send a letter, then follow up promptly with a telephone call.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
follow-up
Plural:
follow-ups