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build up (sth)

phrasal verb with build uk   us   /bɪld/ verb (built, built)
[I or T] to ​increase in ​quantity, or to ​add more of something so it ​increases in ​quantity: build up shares/stock/wealth At this ​time of ​year, ​stores are ​building up ​stock for Christmas.build up experience/success/achievements She ​joined the ​company in 2000 and has ​built up considerable ​experience in ​marketing.
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