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(fŏl′ō-ŏn′, -ôn′)
Following as a related or consequent aspect or development.

fol′low-on′ n.
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(Cricket) an immediate second innings forced on a team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
(Cricket) (intr, adverb) (of a team) to play a follow-on
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following or evolving as the next step or development: follow-on computers.
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Immediate second innings forced on a team that has failed to score a prescribed total of runs in the first innings.
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Noun1.follow-on - an immediate second innings forced on a cricket team scoring a prescribed number of runs fewer than its opponents in the first innings
innings - the batting turn of a cricket player or team
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She is responsible for advising a broad range of public and private Internet, eCommerce and technology companies on various transactions, including initial public offerings, private placements, follow-ons, high yield and investment grade financings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, raid defense, recapitalizations, spin-offs, divestitures and corporate restructurings.
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In Southeast Asia, the Forrestals and their follow-ons provided launching pads for alpha strikes that hammered North Vietnamese facilities and airfields.
Global money raised via Follow-ons (FOs) stood at $220.5 billion via 984 deals in Q2 2015, compared to $195.1 billion via 829 deals in Q2 2014.
Global money raised via follow-ons stood at $220.5 billion through 984 deals in April-June quarter this year compared to $195.1 billion via 829 deals in same period last year.
Muscat : While the fees from equity capital markets (ECMs) underwriting in 2012 for the Middle East region saw an increase of 23 per cent over 2011, ECM issuance in 2012 declined by five per cent compared to 2011 and reached $9.4 billion, according to a report published by Kuwait Financial Centre 'Markaz.' Follow-ons and initial public offerings (IPOs) accounted for 77 per cent and 21 per cent of ECM activity in 2012 for the Middle East region.
financings (including debt, venture, initial public offerings [IPOs] and follow-ons) practically tripled, going from $8.6 billion in 2002 to $23.2 billion last year; market capitalization (the total value of publicly traded biotech firms) swelled 16 percent to $360.3 billion; workers' wages grew 13.1 percent, far outpacing the 4.4 percent increase among all other industries; and the number of U.S.
Follow-ons accounted for 77 percent of ECM activity during the year, while IPOs accounted for 21 percent.