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"sign up" in British English

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sign up

phrasal verb with sign uk   /saɪn/  us   /saɪn/ verb
B1 to agree to become involved in an organized activity: [+ to infinitive] I've signed up to make the sandwiches for the party. She's signed up for evening classes at the community college.
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"sign up" in American English

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sign up

phrasal verb with sign  us   /sɑɪn/ verb
to join a group or organization: Kathy signed up for the soccer team this year.
(Definition of sign up from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"sign-up" in Business English

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sign-upnoun

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[U] an occasion when you start doing or having something or start being a member of a group, especially by signing a document: Instead of paying a sign-up fee, investors pay a fee based on the amount they invest. The card recently was charging $20 at sign-up and $3.50 a month to use.
[C] someone who starts to do or have something, for example someone who opens a bank account: The bank has had hundreds of sign-ups for the new account.
(Definition of sign-up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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