|1.||[ noun ] the act of building up an accumulation|
"I envied his rapid buildup of assets" "a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
|Related terms:||accumulation deposit build_up|
|2.||[ noun ] the result of the process of accumulation|
"the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
|3.||[ noun ] highly favorable publicity and praise|
"his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"