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run-up

or run·up (rŭn′ŭp′)
n.
1. An often sudden increase: a run-up in interest rates; a run-up in food prices; a run-up in house values.
2. The period of time that leads up an event or occurrence: the run-up to the championship games.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.run-up - a substantial increase over a relatively short period of time; "a runup in interest rates"; "market runups are followed by corrections"
increase - a change resulting in an increase; "the increase is scheduled for next month"
2.run-up - the approach run during which an athlete gathers speed
bowling - the playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc
coming, approach, approaching - the act of drawing spatially closer to something; "the hunter's approach scattered the geese"
broad jump, long jump - a competition that involves jumping as far as possible from a running start
pole jump, pole jumping, pole vault, pole vaulting - a competition that involves jumping over a high crossbar with the aid of a long pole
Translations

run-up

[ˈrʌnʌp] N
1. (Brit) (to election etc) → período m previo (to a)
2. (Sport) → carrerilla f

run-up

[ˈrʌnˌʌp] n the run-up to Christmas (Brit) → il periodo che precede natale
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On Wednesday, the local shares ascent to its sixth consecutive record run, in contrast with expectations that the market may finally register a pullback after consecutive run-ups.
This ground run-up enclosure (GRE) is the first installed in Latin America and was completed in May 2011.
A three-sided, open-roofed enclosure, it is designed to reduce the engine run-up noise heard in nearby neighbourhoods by up to 50% by absorbing and channelling sound up rather than out.
Even with all the controversy, Kumar sees a sizable run-up coming in the recycling of platinum and palladium.
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The example they chose was designed and supplied by Blast Deflectors Inc, from Reno, Nevada, that specializes in jet blast and run-up noise protection.
But specifically it was that one area in the bowlers' run-ups which is a crucial part of a cricket pitch.
You should emulate us and try to live like a good neighbour and leave your neighbour's run-up clear.
the run-ups to exams can be a stressful time but, with the right approach, the rewards (right) can be great.
Water had got underneath the covers at one end overnight and the bowlers' run-ups were also affected, with play abandoned after an early lunch was taken.
LINE OF THE DAY Say what you like about England, but unlike Italy they take proper, professional run-ups when they miss penalties against Germany.