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English definition of “get up”

get up

(GROW STRONG) UK phrasal verb with get     /ɡet/ verb (present participle getting, past tense got, past participle got or US gotten)
If the wind gets up, it starts to grow stronger: The wind is getting up.Wind and windsStormy weather
(Definition of get up (GROW STRONG) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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