Learner's definition of FOLLOW–UP
something that continues or completes a process or activity
see also follow up at follow
A week after the story broke, the newspaper printed a follow-up.
As a follow-up to last week's show, tonight we'll show the other side of the story.
always used before a noun
After you submit your job application, you should make a follow-up phone call.
He had a follow-up appointment a week after his surgery.