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phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 to ​formallyestablish a new ​company, ​organization, ​system, way of ​working, etc.: A ​committee has been set up to ​organizesocialevents for the ​students. She ​plans to set up her own ​business. They've set up a ​fund for ​victims of the ​earthquake.B2 to ​arrange for an ​event or ​activity to ​happen: We need to set up a ​meeting to ​discuss the ​proposals. The ​government has ​agreed to set up a ​publicenquiry.

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set (sth) up

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
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set sth up

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
COMMERCE to ​formallyestablish a new ​company, ​organization, ​system, way of ​working, etc.: The ​company has now set up a ​website. set up a ​business/​company Financial ​servicescompanies must set up a ​system of self-regulation.
to ​arrange for an ​event or ​activity to ​happen: set up a ​meeting I'll set up an ​appointment.
(Definition of set sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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