build in
transitive verb Date: 1933 to make an integral part of something

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  • build — vb Build, construct, erect, frame, raise, rear are comparable when they mean to form or fashion a structure or something comparable to a structure. Build strictly implies a fitting together of parts and materials to form something which may be… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • build — [bɪld] verb built PTandPP [bɪlt] [transitive] 1. MANUFACTURING to make or put together large things such as buildings, cars, ships, roads etc: • New offices are being built on the site. • No new ships are being built at the yard now …   Financial and business terms

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