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as follows

As listed next. The cooking instructions are as follows: heat the oven to 425 and then cook for 20 minutes.
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as follows

What comes next, usually in the form of a list. For example, Mary planned her day as follows: returning all phone calls; a department meeting; lunch with her colleagues; library research . This term is always put in the singular ("follows") even though it applies to numerous items and is frequently followed by a colon. It was first recorded in 1548.
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as follows

As will be stated next. Used to introduce a specified enumeration, explanation, or command.
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