following

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Pronunciation[change]

Preposition[change]

Preposition
following

  1. After
    The prices jumped following the news.

Verb[change]

Plain form
follow

Third-person singular
follows

Past tense
followed

Past participle
followed

Present participle
following

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Following is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. The present participle of follow.
  2. (usually before a noun) The following things are those that come later.
    The following chapters deal with this idea.

Noun[change]

Singular
following

Plural
followings

  1. A following is a group of people that admire or follow something or someone.
    That rock band has a loyal following. I used to be a fan once as well.