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One entry found for set up.
Main Entry: set up
Pronunciation: (primarystress)set-primarystressschwap
Function: verb
1 : to place in position <set up a target>
2 a : 2ERECT 1 <set up a building> b : to assemble the parts of <set up a machine>
3 : to cause to happen <the wind sets up a humming in the wires>
4 : to put in operation : FOUND, INAUGURATE <set up a school>
5 : to put in operation as a way of living <set up housekeeping>
- set up shop : to establish one's business

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