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build-upnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈbɪld.ʌp/ us   /ˈbɪld.ʌp/
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build-upnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈbɪldʌp/ us  
an increase in the amount of something over a period of time: Environmentalists are urging industries to go green in order to reduce further build-up of CO2 emissions.
(Definition of build-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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