Built-up definitions

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Made by fastening several layers or sections one on top of the other.

A built-up roof.

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Made higher, stronger, larger, etc. by the addition of parts.

Built-up heels.

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Filled with buildings; developed.

A built-up neighborhood.

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Having many buildings on it.

A built-up suburb.

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The definition of built up is someone or something that has been put onto a pedestal, or that has been made to seem as if it is going to be wonderful or great.

An example of built up expectations are when a child believes his Christmas morning will be perfect.

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Made of sections, one on top of the other.
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(of an area of land) Having buildings, especially having residences.
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(UK) (of an area of land) Having street lights and therefore subject to a 30 mph speed limit.
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Alternative spelling of built-up.
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Simple past tense and past participle of build up.
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