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English definition of “wind up (something)”

wind up (something)

 /ˈwɑɪndˈʌp/
verb phrasal verb with wind  /wɑɪnd/ (past tense and past participle wound  /wɑʊnd/) us  

(FINISH)

to end something: We should be able to wind (things) up by 10 o’clock.
(Definition of wind up (something) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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