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build upon

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybuild upon
he/she/itbuilds upon
present participlebuilding upon
past tensebuilt upon
past participlebuilt upon

Related dictionary definitions

  1. same as build on (sense 2)

    The project will build upon existing knowledge.

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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