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  • v. Present participle of upbuild.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of building up, in any sense; edification; establishment.


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  • Why should you not make some effort at least in upbuilding, to know what those lands are and assist in the great efforts the Premier and the Minister of Lands have made regarding the settlers on the lands of Greater Ontario?

    Greater Ontario

  • It embraces a widely diversified population, and the fundamental principle, the prime factor, in upbuilding the British Empire has been the Anglo-Saxon character and the race qualities which belong to the Anglo-Saxon.

    Canadian Patriotism

  • Since there is no objection, I hereby appoint Lask Finneston chairman of the committee for the purpose of raising and donating money to pay the police-court fine and the expenses of a year's travel for that noble pioneer, John Ward, in recognition of a lifetime of devotion of energy to the upbuilding of Hawaii.


  • "We are opposed to a bill...that will put our business in the hands of theorists, chemists, sociologists, etc.," he said," and the management and control taken away from the men who have devoted their lives to the upbuilding and perfecting of this great American industry."

    Donald Cohen: Darrell Issa Invites His Capitalist Cronies to Cry Wolf

  • But the day of an expanding frontier, of a lottery-like scramble for the ownership of natural resources, and of the upbuilding of new industries, is past.


  • The resolution stressed that “ICJW urges its affiliate organizations to give their support to the continuing social, economic and cultural upbuilding of Israel.”

    International Council of Jewish Women.

  • However, some months later it published a declaration strongly condemning the White Paper of 1939 and reaffirming its support of the upbuilding of Palestine in the spirit of the Balfour Declaration.

    International Council of Jewish Women.

  • In 1923, National Convention delegates voted unanimously “for unqualified support of all agencies engaged in the upbuilding of Palestine.”

    Women's League of Conservative Judaism.

  • Counting an upbuilding conversation with a friend in order to make your monthly quota was as common as selling your kids Girl Scout cookies at the office.

    I'm Perfect, You're Doomed

  • Unlike every other Jehovahs Witness party, I didnt have to spend the night in the kitchen, having an upbuilding conversation with a 60-year-old Pioneer orworst of all possible scenariosplaying Bible-based board games.

    I'm Perfect, You're Doomed


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