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Pronunciation of Builds Up: Learn how to pronounce Builds Up in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word build:

verb (past and past participle built /bɪlt/)
[with object]
1construct (something) by putting parts or material together:
the ironworks were built in 1736
commission, finance, and oversee the building of (something):
the county council plans to build a bypass
(build something in/into) incorporate something and make it a permanent part of a structure, system, or situation:
engineers want to build in extra traction
Computing compile (a program, database, index, etc.):
you can build database applications without writing any code
2make or become stronger or more intense:
[with object]:
we built up confidence in our abilities
[no object]:
the air of excited anticipation builds
establish and develop (a business or situation) over a period of time:
he’d built up the store from nothing
[no object] (build on) use as a basis for further development:
Britain should build on the talents of its workforce
noun
1 [mass noun] the proportions of a person’s or animal’s body:
she was of medium height and slim build
[in singular]:
he had an ideal build for a sprinter
2the style or form of construction of something, especially a vehicle:
the car’s high specification and impressive build quality
3 Computing a compiled version of a program:
a beta build of the program
[mass noun] the process of compiling a program.
Phrases
build one’s hopes up
become ever more hopeful or optimistic about something:
don’t build your hopes up, Julia, you’ll only get hurt
built on sand
without reliable foundations or any real substance:
with the benefit of hindsight it can be seen that his argument was built on sand
Origin:
Old English byldan, from bold, botl ‘dwelling’, of Germanic origin; related to bower1