build (sb/sth) up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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build (sb/sth) up

phrasal verb with build uk   us   /bɪld/ verb (built, built)
C1 to ​increase or ​becomelarger or ​stronger, or to ​cause someone or something to do this: Tension is ​building up between the two ​communities. They gave him ​soup to ​build up his strength. It took her ten ​years to ​build up her ​publishingbusiness.
(Definition of build (sb/sth) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 增强,加强, 增大…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增強,加強, 增大…
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