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build

  

      vb  
1    assemble, construct, erect, fabricate, form, make, put up, raise  
2    base, begin, constitute, establish, formulate, found, inaugurate, initiate, institute, originate, set up, start  
3    accelerate, amplify, augment, develop, enlarge, escalate, extend, improve, increase, intensify, strengthen  
      n  
4    body, figure, form, frame, physique, shape, structure  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb  
1    demolish, dismantle, tear down  
2    end, finish, relinquish, suspend  
3    contract, debilitate, decline, decrease, dilute, harm, impair, lower, reduce, sap, weaken  


build-up  
1    accumulation, development, enlargement, escalation, expansion, gain, growth, increase  
2    ballyhoo     (informal)   hype, plug     (informal)   promotion, publicity, puff  
3    accretion, accumulation, heap, load, mass, rick, stack, stockpile, store  
build up  
1    add to, amplify, augment, develop, enhance, expand, extend, fortify, heighten, improve, increase, intensify, reinforce, strengthen  
2    advertise, boost, plug     (informal)   promote, publicize, spotlight  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
adj.
cool, balanced, self-confident
e.g. a very together woman
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
exp.
traite une affaire toute de suite, mange la nourriture chaude
id.
put a stop to something
v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
v.
1. throw someone or something out of a window 2. [fig.][fam.] dismiss/remove (sb) from a position of authority/power
Ex1: The inspector considers the assumption that the victim might have been defenastrated. Ex2: Due to the lack of results, the decision was taken to 'defenestrate' the manager.
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
exp.
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
n.
[in Thailand] young male transsexual (often a sex worker)
adv.
extremely [with the idea of "abnormally"]
freakishly successful/large/lifelike
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
exp.
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
v.
make an obscene and offensive gesture at someone by closing one's fist and extending one's middle finger upwards, interpreted as"Sod off!"; [US] flip (sb) off / flip (sb) the bird
Ex.: he has an unfortunate tendency and somewhat dangerous habit of giving the finger to motorists who cut in front of him.
exp.
have everything together; have all things settled/organized
E.g.: Just when I had got all my ducks in a row and I was ready to go, I received a call and had to cancel my trip.
n.
a willingness to believe in the absence of sufficient evidence, or contrary to the evidence.
this could cover all instances of use of the word 'faith'.
v.
avoid or at least minimize risks ; choose the safest way in case of doubt
to be on the safe side ; play safe
n.
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
n.
the application of scientifically proven methods to gather, process, interpret, and to use digital evidence to provide a conclusive description of cyber crime activities
[Tech.]
v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
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