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noun pickup pronunciation in American English /ˈpɪkʌp/ 
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pluralpickups

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  1. 3
    [uncountable] American informal the power of a vehicle to accelerate (=go faster) quickly

    It's a little car, but it has a lot of pickup.

  2. 4
    [singular] informal an improvement or increase in something

    The survey showed a pickup in corporate confidence.

  3. 6
    [countable] a place or time at which people, goods, or other things are collected

    They make deliveries in the mornings and pickups in the afternoons.

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