runup(redirected from Run Ups)
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run-upor run·up (rŭn′ŭp′)
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.