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English definition of “build”

build

verb     /bɪld/ (past tense and past participle built)
MAKE [I, T] A2 to make something by putting materials and parts together: build a house / wall The bridge is built of steel and aluminium . They're starting to build on that stretch of land .Construction work and workers
DEVELOP [T] to create and develop something over a long time : They have built a solid friendship over the years .Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflatingMaking progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of build verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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