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English definition of “stack up”

stack up

phrasal verb with stack     /stæk/ verb [T]
to produce a particular result or impression: How do the three project proposals and their financing stack up?stack up against sth What most firms want to know is how they stack up against their competitors.
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING if accounts, prices, figures, etc. stack up, they seem to be accurate or show that something is worth buying or investing in: The economics of buying US retail and commercial banking businesses do not stack up.
to increase in number or amount: Problems in the industry have stacked up in recent months.
(Definition of stack up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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