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English definition of “catch-up”

catch-up

noun [C]     /ˈkætʃ.ʌp/
UK a meeting at which people discuss what has happened since the last time that they met: I'm seeing my boss for a catch-up next week. play catch-up to try to reach the same standard, stage, or level as others after you have fallen behind them: They raced ahead into new markets, leaving other companies to play catch-up.
(Definition of catch-up noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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