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Meaning of “build” - Learner’s Dictionary

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
Translations of “build”
in Arabic يَبْني, يُشَيِّد…
in Korean 건축하다, (건물을) 짓다…
in Malaysian bina…
in French bâtir, construire…
in Turkish inşa etmek, yapmak, kurmak…
in Italian costruire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 建造,修建, 建立, 發展…
in Russian строить, создавать…
in Polish budować…
in Vietnamese xây dựng…
in Spanish construir…
in Portuguese construir, edificar, erigir…
in Thai สร้าง…
in German bauen…
in Catalan construir…
in Japanese ~を建てる, 建築する…
in Indonesian membangun…
in Chinese (Simplified) 建造,修建, 建立, 发展…
(Definition of build verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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