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noun     build pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    [singular] the size and shape of someone’s body

    He was of medium build and about my height.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] something that has been built or the act of building something

    The quality of the latest home builds is the greatest ever.

    Being of more recent build, our cruise ships offer many more balcony cabins than other ships.

  3. 3
    [countable] the style or form in which something is built

    We offer Condor bikes on a custom build basis.

  4. 4
    [countable] computing a version of a computer program

    It is important to have a recent build of the main program as well as the scripting module.

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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