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English definition of “pop up”

pop up

informal phrasal verb with pop     /pɒp/ US  /pɑːp/ verb (-pp-)
to appear or happen , especially suddenly or unexpectedly : She's one of those film stars who pops up everywhere , on TV, in magazines , on Broadway. The words 'Hard disk failure - program aborted ' popped up on the screen .Appearing and disappearing
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