the act of building up an accumulation;
"I envied his rapid buildup of assets"
"a military buildup in preparation for the invasion"
the result of the process of accumulation;
"the buildup of leaves blocked the drain pipes"
highly favorable publicity and praise;
"his letter of recommendation gave her a terrific buildup"
- Heavy enemy buildup along the river has been reported.
- Nuclear buildup was unlike any other arms race in history.
- They spent a lot of money on her buildup.