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English definition of “set up”

set up

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
[I] COMMERCE to start a new business: One way in which people are responding to such pressures is by setting up on their own, often by selling their services to their former employers. She wants to repay the committee for the help she received when setting up in business.
(Definition of set up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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