Definition of buildout in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbildout/


North American
1The growth, development, or expansion of something: the rapid buildout of digital technology
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  • Service providers that develop business cases for buildout of new metro-optical networks and execute effectively improve their odds of surviving the current market environment.
  • National governments sucked over £63b out of the telecom operators, money which was crucial to finance network buildout and handset development.
  • The benefit is that competition remains at the service end, and efforts aren't wasted duplicating the same technology buildout on the backend.
1.1The state of maximum development as permitted by a plan or regulations: Pueblo West will need a source for new water as the community approaches its buildout
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  • In this way, the landowner can only achieve the maximum buildout by providing a mixture of uses.
  • The Simnuke Project is trying to raise money to fund the rest of the buildout.
  • The resort will be the heart of Summerlin Center, Summerlin's 400 acre downtown urban mixed use center, that at buildout will feature a regional retail center, Class A office buildings and mid-rise residential.
1.2The execution of a building or community development plan: we are working on Phase I Engineering and don’t know if we’ll even get the buildout
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  • We were actively involved in the buildout all summer long.
  • The developer's part of the deal includes $120 million worth of mixed use development with an eight to 12-year buildout.
  • The 31 st's arrival in 1994 more than doubled the base population, setting in motion a buildout that NATO had never seen before, and one that was sputtering by 1997.

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Syllabification: build·out

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