[ 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.
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Origin of follow-on
1875–80; noun use of verb phrase follow on (something)
Words nearby follow-on
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Example sentences from the Web for follow-on
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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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