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Definition of roundup noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [usually singular]
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  1. 1a summary of the most important points of a particular subject, especially the news We'll be back after the break with a round-up of today's other stories. a news round-up This week's issue includes a round-up of the latest record releases.
  2. 2an act of bringing people or animals together in one place for a particular purpose the round-up of sheep for shearing The police carried out their usual round-up of Saturday night drunks.