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phrasal verb [transitive] British informal
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyhave up
he/she/ithas up
present participlehaving up
past tensehad up
past participlehad up
  1. [often passive] have someone up to send someone to a court of law because they have been accused of a crime
    have up for:

    He’s been had up for dangerous driving once or twice before.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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