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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
        • Look back at the list several times today, and then a few times a day in the following days, so that you are checking in regularly and loving up your shadow.
        • According to Whitlon et al. 2007 they were classified into following groups: monopolar, bipolar, multipolar, pseudomonopolar and no neurites [50 ].
        • Perhaps symbolically, Van Doesburg was building a house of straw: he died within a few months of completion, not in Meudon but in Davos, of a heart attack following a bout of asthma.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Following the approach adopted in [2, 3], two orthogonal cartesian reference systems are considered: [ …] .
        • Following in the spirit of Paul, Ambrose, Augustine, Luther and Calvin, we can more faithfully and effectively liturgize catechetically.
        • Following reperfusion, a portion of the blood was collected by cardiopuncture, and the heart was harvested and washed with ice-cold normal saline.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Prepositions
          Related Links:
          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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