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English definition of “get up”

get up

verb uk phrasal verb with get   /ɡet/ (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten) us  

(STAND)

B2 to stand up: The whole audience got up and started clapping.

(GROW STRONG)

UK If the wind gets up, it starts to grow stronger: The wind is getting up.
(Definition of get up phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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