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build / figura
build   [bɪld]
built   verb: past tense   past participle
A. -noun
(=physique)   figura (f),   tipo (m)
·of powerful build
B. -transitive verb
1. [+house]   construir,   hacer
[+ship]   construir
[+nest]   hacer
[+fire]   preparar
·to build a mirror into a wall
·empotrar un espejo en la pared
·a house built into the hillside
·una casa construida en la ladera
·this car wasn't built for speed
·este coche no está hecho para correr
·built to last
·hecho para durar
2. (figurative)
[+empire, organization]   levantar
[+relationship]   establecer
[+trust, confidence]   cimentar
[+self-confidence]   desarrollar
[+words, sequence]   formar
C. -intransitive verb
1. (construction)   edificar,   construir
2. (=increase)
[pressure, sound, speed]   aumentar
[excitement]   crecer
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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