Meaning of BUILT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ bɪlt ]


Built is the past tense and past participle of build .


If you say that someone is built in a particular way, you are describing the kind of body they have.

...a strong, powerfully-built man of 60...

He was a huge man, built like an oak tree.

ADJ : adv ADJ , ADJ like n , ADJ for n / -ing

see also well-built

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