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run-up

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

run–up

noun \ˈrən-ˌəp\

: a usually sudden increase in price

: the period immediately before an action or event

Full Definition of RUN-UP

1
:  the act of running up something
2
:  a usually sudden increase in volume or price
3
chiefly British :  a period immediately preceding an action or event

First Known Use of RUN-UP

1834

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