[ kuhs-tuh m-bild ]
/ ˈkʌs təmˈbɪld /
verb (used with object), cus·tom-built, cus·tom-build·ing.
to build to individual order: The company will custom-build a kitchen cabinet to your specifications.
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Origin of custom-build
First recorded in 1955–60
Words nearby custom-build
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