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build up

Verb1.build up - enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages; "build up your savings"
2.build up - form or accumulate steadily; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
Synonyms: work up, build, progress
3.build up - prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqui border"
Synonyms: arm, gird, fortify
4.build up - bolster or strengthen; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
Synonyms: ramp up, work up, build
5.build up - change the use of and make available or usable; "develop land"; "The country developed its natural resources"; "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"
Synonyms: develop
arm, forearm, fortify, gird, re-arm, rearm
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Build
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-- build up --
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