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Translation of "build up" - English-Spanish dictionary

build up

phrasal verb with build   /bɪld/ verb ( past tense and past participle built)

build up

phrasal verb with build   /bɪld/ verb ( past tense and past participle built)
to increase aumentar, crecer Traffic builds up in the late afternoon.
noun   /ˈbɪld.ʌp/
an increase, especially one that is gradual acumulación, aumento The build-up of troops in the region makes war seem more likely.1808
a situation in which someone or something is praised, advertised, or talked about on the internet, in newspapers, etc. bombo The group got a big build-up before their tour, being touted by many as the next Beatles.19
UK the period of preparation before something happens preparativos There was a lot of excitement in the build-up to the Olympics.13361554
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