look sth up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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look sth up

phrasal verb with look uk   us   /lʊk/ verb
B1 to ​try to ​find a ​piece of ​information by ​looking in a ​book or on a ​computer: If you don't ​know what the word ​means, ​look it up in a ​dictionary.
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