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fast follower
 n.— «Australia has hung back for mass-market take-up offshore which drives economies of scale in networks and consumer-access devices like handsets and modems. This is sometimes known as being a “fast follower” and it is an effective risk-minimising strategy.» —“Coonan’s licence to muddy waters” by Michael Sainsbury Australian Oct. 26, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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