Meaning of “buy up something” in the English Dictionary

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"buy up something" in American English

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buy up something

phrasal verb with buy us /bɑɪ/ verb [ T ] past tense and past participle bought /bɔt/

to buy large amounts of something, or all that is available:

He bought up all the land in the surrounding area.

(Definition of “buy up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)