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following

1 adjective
     
fol‧low‧ing1 S2 W1
1

the following afternoon/month/page/chapter etc

TMC the next afternoon, month etc [≠ preceding]:
He was sick in the evening, but the following day he was better.
2

the following example/way etc

the example, way etc that will be mentioned next:
Payment may be made in any of the following ways: cheque, cash, or credit card.
3

a following wind

DN a wind that is blowing in the same direction as a ship, and helps it to move faster

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