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Following Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
  • a group of followers or enthusiasts
  • immediately following in time or order; "the following day"; "next in line"; "the next president"; "the next item on the list"
  • going or proceeding or coming after in the same direction; "the crowd of following cars made the occasion seem like a parade"; "tried to outrun the following footsteps"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a group of followers or enthusiasts ,
  • the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"

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Following Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

Following is a 1998 British drama thriller movie directed by Christopher Nolan. It stars Jeremy Theobald, Alex Haw, Lucy Russell, and John Nolan. It was released on September 12, 1998. This was Christopher Nolan's first movie.

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* The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like him. - Socrates

* There are two times in a man's life when he should not speculate when he can't afford it, and when he can. - from Following the Equator - Mark Twain

* It is a commonplace that the history of civilisation is largely the history of weapons. In particular, the connection between the discovery of gunpowder and the overthrow of feudalism by the bourgeoisie has been pointed out over and over again. And though I have no doubt exceptions can be brought forward, I think the following rule would be found to be generally true that ages in which the dominant weapon is expensive or difficult to make will be ages of despotism, whereas when the dominant weapon is cheap and simple, the common people have a chance. Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon --so long as there is no answer to it-- gives claws to the weak. - George Orwell

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