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build-up

noun [singular]
 
 
/ˈbɪldʌp/
a slow increase in something: the build-up of trafficBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
the build-up to sth UK the period of preparation before something happens: There was a lot of excitement in the build-up to the Olympics.Preparing
Translations of “build-up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 增加, 增強,加強, 增大…
in Russian усиление, увеличение…
in Turkish artış, birikim, çoğalma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增加, 增强,加强, 增大…
in Polish wzrost, nasilenie się…
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