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The events or period of time preceding a specified event or occurrence: During lead-up to the political convention, pundits speculated about who would be chosen as the candidate's running mate.
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the events or time preceding something
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something that provides an approach to or preparation for an event or situation.
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lead-up[ˈliːdʌp] N → período m previo (to a) during the lead-up to the election → durante la precampaña electoral ...
the lead-up to the wedding → los meses antes de la boda
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