Translation of "build-up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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build-upnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈbɪld.ʌp/ us /ˈbɪld.ʌp/

build-up noun [ C usually singular ] (INCREASE)

an increase, especially one that is gradual

The build-up of troops in the region makes war seem more likely. 在这一地区集结军队加大了战争爆发的可能性。

build-up noun [ C usually singular ] (PRAISE)

a situation in which someone or something is praised, advertised, or talked about on the internet, in newspapers, etc.

The group got a big build-up before their tour, being touted by many as the next Beatles. 在巡回演出前对该乐队进行了大规模的宣传,许多人将其吹捧为新一代甲壳虫乐队。

build-up noun [ C usually singular ] (PREPARATION)

UK the period of preparation before something happens

There was a lot of excitement in the build-up to the Olympics. 奥运的前期准备工作中有许多让人激动的事。

(Translation of “build-up” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)