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Translation of "build" - English-Spanish dictionary

build

verb   /bɪld/ ( past tense and past participle built)
A2 to make something by putting materials and parts together construir He built his own house.
→  Phrasal verbs build on something , build up , build something up
noun   /bɪld/
the size and shape of a person’s body constitución He’s of medium build with short, brown hair.
(Definition of build from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

build

verb /bild/ ( past tense, past participle built /-t/)
to form or construct from parts construir build a bridge/house/bookcase.
builder noun
a person who builds houses etc constructor The builder who built our house has gone bankrupt.
building noun
the art or business of putting up (houses etc) (also adjective) construcción a building contractor.
anything built edificio The new supermarket is a very ugly building.
building site noun
a piece of land where something is being built; construction site Área de Obra He suffered the injury while working on a building site.
building society noun ( plural building societies)
(British ) a business firm that lends money for building or buying houses; savings and loan association (American) sociedad hipotecaria She opened an account with a building society.
built-in adjective
forming a permanent part of the building etc incorporado Built-in cupboards save space.
built-up adjective
covered with houses etc urbanizado a built-up area.
build up phrasal verb
to increase (the size or extent of) aumentar The traffic begins to build up at around five o’clock.
to strengthen gradually (a business, one’s health, reputation etc) crear His father built up that grocery business from nothing.
(Definition of build from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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