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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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This ground run-up enclosure (GRE) is the first installed in Latin America and was completed in May 2011.
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You should emulate us and try to live like a good neighbour and leave your neighbour's run-up clear.
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the run-ups to exams can be a stressful time but, with the right approach, the rewards (right) can be great.