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round-up Line breaks: round-up
Pronunciation: /ˈraʊndʌp/

Definition of round-up in English:


1A systematic gathering together of people or things: mass police round-ups and detentions
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  • The big round-ups of dodgers and the dodgy by police and the military in that earlier war were repeated on an even greater scale.
  • Mass round-ups of republican sympathisers and a hand-in-glove ideological tatonnement with the Catholic hierarchy led to a decade of unprecedented stability.
  • Both sons helped their father with the yearly round-ups and worked on the ranch together with four hired cowboys.
gathering together, collecting up, collection, assembly, assembling, rally, rallying, muster, mustering, marshalling;
herding together;
North American rodeo, corralling, wrangling
1.1A summary of facts or events: a news round-up every fifteen minutes
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  • The series will also feature regular round-ups of key events in the British Asian calendar from the world of music, film, fashion, theatre and comedy.
  • The CBA publishes a magazine called British Archaeology which provides an excellent round-up of news articles, reviews, and campaigns.
  • After a long break, here's a round-up of news from Hardware Land.
North American wrap-up

Words that rhyme with round-up

hold-up • catch-up • backup • markup

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