build up

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Synonyms for build up

enlarge, develop, or increase by degrees or in stages

Related Words

form or accumulate steadily

prepare oneself for a military confrontation

bolster or strengthen

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Mr Ladner said: ''There will also be feedback from police motor cycle patrols across the region, so traffic build ups at any location will be known.''
This has led to significant inventory build ups, particularly in China.
A heavy goods vehicle with a flat tyre in the Mersey Tunnel caused traffic build ups, with delays of just over an hour.
At its very core, the new military build ups are inherently destabilising too.