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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theypunch up
he/she/itpunches up
present participlepunching up
past tensepunched up
past participlepunched up

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  1. to make information appear on something such as the screen of a computer or the screen of a till in a shop, by pressing keys or buttons

    He punched up a price, but it was the wrong price.

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