Business Dictionary :
Build Up and Built-In

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Build Up : verb :

(a) To create something by adding pieces together

• He bought several shoe shops and gradually built up a chain.

(b) To expand something gradually

• To build up a profitable business

• To build up a team of salesmen

Build-Up : noun : gradual increase

• A build-up in sales

• A sales build-up

• There will be a big publicity build-up before the launch of the new model

Built-In : adjective : forming part of the system or of a machine

• The micro has a built-in clock.

• The accounting system has a series of built-in checks.

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