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phrasal verb [transitive] [usually passive] informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybang up
he/she/itbangs up
present participlebanging up
past tensebanged up
past participlebanged up
  1. 1
    British to put someone in prison
    He spent seven years banged up in a prison cell.
  2. 2
    American to damage something such as a vehicle
    How did your truck get all banged up?
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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