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to make a building or other large structure by putting its parts together
to make something by joining all its parts
to build something, for example furniture, by putting all its parts together
to build something such as a house quickly and not very well
to build something such as a wall, fence, or house
to build something large or complicated, such as a bridge or road
to be built
to build a structure, or to put it in a particular place
to increase the size of a building or area, especially by adding extra parts onto it
a start-up … whose value has reached more than one billion US dollars
a bird with a long thin beak that lives mainly in wet areas
an afternoon full of crafts
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