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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
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