Translation of "build up" - English-Spanish dictionary

build up

phrasal verb with build uk /bɪld/ verb (past tense and past participle built)

build up

phrasal verb with build uk /bɪld/ verb (past tense and past participle built)

to increase

aumentar, crecer
Traffic builds up in the late afternoon.
noun uk /ˈbɪld.ʌp/

an increase, especially one that is gradual

acumulación, aumento
The build-up of troops in the region makes war seem more likely.

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

bombo
The group got a big build-up before their tour, being touted by many as the next Beatles.

UK the period of preparation before something happens

preparativos
There was a lot of excitement in the build-up to the Olympics.

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