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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybuy up
he/she/itbuys up
present participlebuying up
past tensebought up
past participlebought up
  1. to buy large amounts of something or all of it that is available
    Developers bought up old factories and converted them into luxury apartments.
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