[ fol-oh-on, -awn ]
/ ˈfɒl oʊˌɒn, -ˌɔn /


following or evolving as the next logical step: Aircraft manufacturers can expect follow-on sales for spare parts.

Origin of follow-on

1875–80; noun use of verb phrase follow on (something) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for follow-on

/ cricket /


an immediate second innings forced on a team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings

verb follow on

(intr, adverb) (of a team) to play a follow-on
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