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English definition of “stack up”

stack up

phrasal verb with stack     /stæk/ verb [T]
to produce a particular result or impression : How do the three project proposals and their financing stack up?stack up against sth What most firms want to know is how they stack up against their competitors .
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING if accounts , prices , figures , etc. stack up, they seem to be accurate or show that something is worth buying or investing in: The economics of buying US retail and commercial banking businesses do not stack up.
to increase in number or amount : Problems in the industry have stacked up in recent months .
(Definition of stack up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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