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adjective British English pronunciation: built /bɪlt/
  1. 1
    used for describing the size and shape of someone's body

    She's built like a dancer – very tall and slim.

    a powerfully built wrestler

  2. 2
    used for showing where a machine or structure was produced or made

    the Chinese-built railway

    an American-built fighter plane


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This is the British English definition of built. View American English definition of built