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built-up

(bĭlt′ŭp′)
adj.
1. Made by fastening several layers or sections one on top of the other: a built-up roof.
2. Filled with buildings; developed: a built-up neighborhood.
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built-up

adj
1. (Civil Engineering) having many buildings (esp in the phrase built-up area)
2. (Civil Engineering) denoting a beam, girder, or stanchion constructed of sections welded, riveted, or bolted together, etc
3. increased by the addition of parts: built-up heels.
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built′-up′



adj.
1. built by the fastening together of several parts or enlarged by the addition of layers: a shoe with a built-up heel.
2. (of an area) filled in with houses.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.built-up - peopled with settlers; "the built-up areas"
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"
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Translations

built-up

[ˈbɪltˈʌp] N built-up areazona f urbanizada
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built-up

[ˈbɪltˌʌp] adj built-up areaabitato
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build

(bild) past tense, past participle built (-t) verb
to form or construct from parts. build a house/railway/bookcase.
noun
physical form. a man of heavy build.
ˈbuilder noun
a person who builds houses etc. The builder who built our house has gone bankrupt.
ˈbuilding noun
1. the art or business of putting up (houses etc) (also adjective). a building contractor.
2. anything built. The new supermarket is a very ugly building.
ˈbuilding society
a business firm that lends money for building or buying houses.
ˌbuilt-ˈin adjective
forming a permanent part of the building etc. Built-in cupboards save space.
ˌbuilt-ˈup adjective
covered with houses etc. a built-up area.
build up
1. to increase (the size or extent of). The traffic begins to build up around five o'clock.
2. to strengthen gradually (a business, one's health, reputation etc). His father built up that grocery business from nothing.
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Careya's 20ft x 65ft double-storey terrace houses with built-ups starting from 1,677 sq ft will be completed in two years.
According to the President and Managing Director of Volkswagen India, 'India is a huge strategic market for us and we will work towards having a product in every segment using a mix of imported completely built-ups, assembling here or manufacturing locally.'