AskDefine | Define buildup

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1 the act of building up an accumulation; "I envied his rapid buildup of assets"; "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
2 the result of the process of accumulation; "the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
3 highly favorable publicity and praise; "his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"

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  1. accumulation
    Snow buildup on roads makes for hazardous driving.

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