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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Make by combining materials and parts.

Usage examples (30)
  • If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
  • These architects build in interesting and new styles
  • build a modern nation
  • build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation for more
Tutoring comment
  • The person with the sturdy build (physique) is going to build (construct) my house, and she already billed (past tense of to charge) me for it.
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