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Noun: followup  'fó-low,úp
  1. A piece of work that exploits or builds on earlier work
    "his new software is a followup to the programs they started with";
    - follow-up
     
  2. An activity that continues something that has already begun or that repeats something that has already been done
    - follow-up
     
  3. A subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
    - follow-up, reexamination, review
Verb: follow up
  1. Pursue to a conclusion or bring to a successful issue
    "She followed up his recommendations with a written proposal";
    - follow through, follow out, carry out, implement, put through, go through
     
  2. Increase the effectiveness or success of by further action
    "The doctor followed up the surgery with radiation"

Derived forms: followups, followed up, following up, follows up, follow-ups

Type of: activity, complete, enhance, examination, finish, piece of work, scrutiny, work

Encyclopedia: Followup

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