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Definition of round up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

round up

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    round somebody/somethingup

     
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  1. 1to find and gather together people, animals, or things I rounded up a few friends for a party. The cattle are rounded up in the evenings.
  2. 2if police or soldiers round up a group of people, they find them and arrest or capture them A number of suspects were rounded up and questioned. related noun roundup