Definition of built
: formed as to physique or bodily contours slimly built; especially : well or attractively formed
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The 2017 Cubs remain built to win, with an enviable core of star-level players all over the diamond.
Launched in 2010, the nonprofit has so far built media centers in 10 pediatric hospitals around the country.
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Definition of built for English Language Learners
—used to say that someone or something has the right qualities for or to do something
: made, formed, or shaped in a specified way
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