top up

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top up
1.  to raise the level of (a liquid, powder, etc) in (a container), usually bringing it to the brim of the container: top up the sugar in those bowls
2.  a.  to increase the benefits from (an insurance scheme), esp to increase a pension when a salary rise enables higher premiums to be paid
 b.  to add money to (a loan, bank account, etc) in order to keep it at a constant or acceptable level
3.  a.  an amount added to something in order to raise it to or maintain it at a desired level
 b.  (as modifier): a top-up loan; a top-up policy

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