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upbuild

[ uhp-bild ]
/ ʌpˈbɪld /
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verb (used with object), up·built, up·build·ing.

to build up, as with the result of establishing, increasing, enlarging, or fortifying.

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Origin of upbuild

First recorded in 1505–15; up- + build

OTHER WORDS FROM upbuild

up·build·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for upbuild

upbuild
/ (ʌpˈbɪld) /

verb -builds, -building or -built

(tr) to build up; enlarge, increase, etc

Derived forms of upbuild

upbuilder, noun
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