Definisi 'build up'
English to English
verb
1 enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages
Example:
• build up your savings
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2 form or accumulate steadily
Example:
• Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
• Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border
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3 prepare oneself for a military confrontation
Example:
• The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East
• troops are building up on the Iraqi border
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4 bolster or strengthen
Example:
• We worked up courage
• build up confidence
• ramp up security in the airports
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5 change the use of and make available or usable
Example:
• develop land
• The country developed its natural resources
• The remote areas of the country were gradually built up
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More Word(s)
demilitarise, demilitarize, disarm, armament, arming, equipping, fort, garrison, buildup, increase, ameliorate, amend, better, improve, develop, redevelop, settle, re-arm, rearm, forearm, make grow, modernise, modernize, build,

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