Meaning of “build up (sth)” in the English Dictionary


"build up (sth)" in Business English

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build up (sth)

phrasal verb with build uk /bɪld/ us 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.

(Definition of “build up (sth)” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)