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A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
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“The tremendous build-up of pressure caused it to break which led to Mr McKenna's death.”
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A period of excitement and preparation before a significant event
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“That didn't stop us from enjoying the build-up to one of the biggest games we have ever prepared for as a nation.”
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A gradual accumulation or increase, typically of something negative that leads to a problem
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“The build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.”
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A material or structure formed from a mass of fragments or particles loosely compacted together
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The action of magnifying something or the process of being magnified
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The action of depositing something
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The time just before an event
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(usually "preparations") Something done to get ready for an event or undertaking
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To augment or make something greater
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To come into possession of
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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(of a settlement) To plan and begin the building of
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To become improved or more advanced
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To bring together or amass as a single group or collection
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To cause to gain weight by means of feeding
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To make or get ready
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To advertise or create publicity for
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To express approval or admiration of
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To acquire or store an increasing number or quantity of
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To flatter or compliment excessively
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To start or establish
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(of a theory or suggestion) To put forward
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To give greater praise than due
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To gain weight, especially muscle
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Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
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To repair or renovate so as to return something to its original condition
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To hire (somebody) for work or a job
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Press for political action
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To position or place something in a particular place or spot
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To do repeatedly so as to become skilled
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To publicly recommend or support
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