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put-up

[poo t-uhp] /ˈpʊtˌʌp/
adjective, Informal.
1.
planned beforehand in a secret or crafty manner:
a put-up job.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; adj. use of verb phrase put up
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British Dictionary definitions for put-up

put up

verb (adverb, mainly transitive)
1.
to build; erect to put up a statue
2.
to accommodate or be accommodated at can you put me up for tonight?
3.
to increase (prices)
4.
to submit or present (a plan, case, etc)
5.
to offer to put a house up for sale
6.
to provide or supply; give to put up a good fight
7.
to provide (money) for; invest in they put up five thousand for the new project
8.
to preserve or can (jam, etc)
9.
to pile up (long hair) on the head in any of several styles
10.
(also intransitive) to nominate or be nominated as a candidate, esp for a political or society post he put his wife up as secretary, he put up for president
11.
(archaic) to return (a weapon) to its holder, as a sword to its sheath put up your pistol!
12.
put up to
  1. to inform or instruct (a person) about (tasks, duties, etc)
  2. to urge or goad (a person) on to; incite to
13.
(informal) put up with, to endure; tolerate
adjective
14.
dishonestly or craftily prearranged or conceived (esp in the phrase put-up job)
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