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English definition of “build”

build

verb     /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.Construction work and workers [T] to create and develop something over a long period of time: We want to build a better future for our children.Creating and producingInventing, designing and innovation
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