- n. Plural form of build-up.
“Any attempt on the part of China to increase its own defenses necessarily weakens, or is perceived to weaken, the security of India, thus spurring further defense build-ups; the opposite is true as well.”
“Any serious disruptions could crimp bank profits, slowing capital build-ups.”
“Before the races begin, there are several fight sequences and nice dramatic build-ups.”
“The industrial sector has recovered and is growing, with strong profits, cash build-ups, and a bull market in stocks.”
“Today's third-generation nuclear reactors anticipate the possibility of failed cooling systems and hydrogen pressure build-ups.”
“The rituals include Mr. Jobs's keynotes and breathless build-ups to product launches.”
“This tool will facilitate our efforts to catch dangerous build-ups of systemic risk in the financial sector -- which is precisely what preceded the recent crisis.”
“We've already been through one of these big build-ups before the Wales game," said Johnson.”
“And her binge-drinking resulted in one of the most entertaining build-ups to an arrest yet.”
“The violations included explosive coal dust and methane build-ups, and they were so serious that the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) designated Upper Big Branch in August of 2009 as a mine requiring increased scrutiny by inspectors.”
‘build-ups’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for build-ups.