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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theywhip up
he/she/itwhips up
present participlewhipping up
past tensewhipped up
past participlewhipped up
  1. 1
    to encourage strong emotions or behaviour in people
    Newspaper articles have whipped up fears of the new tax policies.
  2. 2
    informal to prepare something to eat very quickly
    If you’re hungry, I can whip us up some lunch.
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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