Significado de “build” - en el Diccionario Inglés

build en inglés británico

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uk /bɪld/ us /bɪld/ built, built

A2 [ T or I ] to make something by putting bricks or other materials together:

They're building new houses by the river.
The birds built their nest in the tree.
These old houses are built (= made) of stone.
Contractors have started building on waste land near the town.

[ T ] to create and develop something over a long period of time:

We want to build a better future for our children.

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buildnoun [ C or U ]

uk /bɪld/ us /bɪld/

(Definición de build del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

build en inglés americano

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us /bɪld/ past tense and past participle built /bɪlt/

build verb (MAKE)

[ I/T ] to make a structure or something else by putting materials together in a particular way:

[ T ] Without a plan, you can’t build a house.
[ T ] Some owls had built a nest in the chimney.
[ I ] We decided to build on high ground, above the river.

build verb (DEVELOP)

[ T ] to develop something:

They were able to build a family business.
She was building a reputation as a designer.
noun [ C ] us /ˈbɪl·dər/

There’s a lot of pressure on real estate brokers and home builders to hold down costs.

buildnoun [ C ]

us /bɪld/

build noun [ C ] (BODY)

the particular form of someone’s body:

He was short, with a muscular build.

(Definición de build del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

build en inglés de negocios

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uk /bɪld/ us built, built

[ I or T ] to make a building or other structure by putting different parts or materials together:

New offices were built downtown to house the company's headquarters.
The city plans to build three new parking structures next to the airport.
build cars/planes/machinery, etc.

[ T ] to create something from a collection of ideas, plans, information, people, etc.:

[ T ] also build up to develop something gradually so that it becomes larger, more powerful, more successful, etc.:

build up a career/business/brand He moved to London where he built up a successful career in journalism.

[ T ] IT to create a computer program:

Researchers have built a sophisticated computer program to search for answers.
build a case

LAW to collect facts and information in order to prove in a court of law that someone is guilty or not guilty:

build a case for/against sb Investigators are working to build a case against the three suspects.
be built to flip

if a company is built to flip, the owner plans to sell it soon after creating it in order to make a profit quickly:

Some companies are built to flip, so there is hardly any investment in research and development.
be built to last

if something is built to last, it is made, designed, or planned so well that it continues to exist or stay successful for a very long time:

Our products are built to last and come with a lifetime guarantee.

buildnoun [ C ]

uk /bɪld/ us

IT a computer program that is being developed:

Developers are testing the latest build for errors.

PROPERTY a building that is being built or that has recently been built:

To say that we can get every build in the biggest school building project right first time is not realistic.
Prices for new builds fell 3%.

(Definición de build del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)