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English definition of “set (sth) up”

set (sth) up

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to prepare something for use, especially by putting the different parts of it together: We only had a couple of hours to set up before the exhibition opened . I need one or two people to help me set up the equipment .Preparing
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