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following meaning

EN[ˈfɒləʊɪŋ] [ˈfɑloʊɪŋ]
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  • Following is a 1998 British neo-noir drama thriller film written and directed by Christopher Nolan.
  • As Christopher Nolan's debut feature, it was designed to be as inexpensive as possible to make: scenes were heavily rehearsed so that just one or two takes were needed, thus economising on 16 mm film stock, the production's greatest expense,
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    Definition of following in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfollowingsSUF-ing
    1. A group of followers, attendants or admirers; an entourage.
      1. He had a loyal following.
    2. Something to be mentioned immediately later. Used with the definite article the.
      1. The following is a recommendation letter from the president.
    3. Vocation; business; profession.
    4. Adjective
      1. Coming next, either in sequence or in time.
        1. See the following section. ‎
      2. About to be specified.
        1. The following words have no definition [ …] ‎
      3. (of a wind) Blowing in the direction of travel.
        1. The following wind sped us on our way. ‎
    5. Preposition
      1. After, subsequent to.
        1. Following the meeting, we all had a chat.
    6. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The significant cash flow of the enlarged entity following a combination would allow for rapid debt paydown and the continued funding of growth initiatives.
        • Does your dog have any of the following diseases such as diabetes, epilepsy, allergies, demodicosis, hypothyroidism, pancreatic insufficiency, liver malfunction, or something else?
        • As the tract of country they intended to maraud was far in the Moorish territories near the coast of the Mediterranean, they did not arrive until late in the following day.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Following in the spirit of Paul, Ambrose, Augustine, Luther and Calvin, we can more faithfully and effectively liturgize catechetically.
        • Following the synthesis of acetylcholine, acetylcholine generated in neurons is antiported by protons into secretory vesicles using vesicular acetylcholine transporter (VAChT).
        • Following this logic, multiple treatment options including microfracture, mosaicplasty, and autologous chondrocyte implantation have been explored [3 ].
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Prepositions
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          1. en followings
          2. en followingly
          3. en following on
          4. en following up
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of following for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "following" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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