Buildup - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈbɪldˌʌp|  American pronunciation of the word buildup
Brit.  |ˈbɪlˌdəp|

noun

- the act of building up an accumulation

I envied his rapid buildup of assets
a military buildup in preparation for the invasion

- the result of the process of accumulation

the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes

- highly favorable publicity and praise

his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup

Examples

There is a big traffic buildup on the highway.

You should clean the mechanism regularly to prevent buildup of dirt.

Both players were given big buildups before the game.

I envied his rapid buildup of assets

a military buildup in preparation for the invasion

the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes

his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup

the buildup of fat deposits in the arteries

Brushing your teeth prevents the buildup of plaque.

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