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build a bridge

Definition of build a bridge

  1. :  to establish a relationship (as to foster understanding and appreciation of cultural differences) <They hope to build a bridge between the two cultures.>



Word by Word Definitions

buildplay
  1. :  to form by ordering and uniting materials by gradual means into a composite whole :  construct

    :  to cause to be constructed

    :  to develop according to a systematic plan, by a definite process, or on a particular base

  1. :  form or mode of structure :  make

    :  bodily conformation of a person or animal

bridgeplay
  1. :  a structure carrying a pathway or roadway over a depression or obstacle

    :  a time, place, or means of connection or transition

    :  something resembling a bridge in form or function: as

  1. :  to make a bridge over or across

    :  to join by a bridge

    :  to provide with a bridge

  1. :  any of various card games for usually four players in two partnerships that bid for the right to declare a trump suit, seek to win tricks equal to the final bid, and play with the hand of declarer's partner exposed and played by declarer

    :  contract bridge


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