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English definition of “warm up”

warm up

phrasal verb with warm
 
 
/wɔːm/ verb [I, T]
to do gentle exercises in order to prepare yourself for more energetic exercise: They were warming up before the match.Exercising and training
warm-up
 
 
/ˈwɔːmʌp/ noun [C]
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