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box up

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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theybox up
he/she/itboxes up
present participleboxing up
past tenseboxed up
past participleboxed up

Related dictionary definitions

  1. same as box2 (sense 2)

    I've boxed up all my stuff.

See also main entry: box


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