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wind-up

1 noun
     
wind-up1 British English ; wind‧up American English
1 [countable] British English informal something that you say or do in order to make someone angry or worried, as a joke
2 [singular] a series of actions that are intended to complete a process, meeting etc:
The President made a statement at the windup of the summit in Helsinki.

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