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1. A sudden increase in price, especially of a stock. Runups are usually temporary.

2. A sudden increase in some economic measure. For example, the Federal Reserve may run up interest rates, or a recession may lead to a runup in unemployment.
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A sharp, short-term increase in the price of a stock or the stock market.
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Since the facility became fully operational, the airport has passed a resolution requiring all run-ups to be conducted inside the facility.
And at Under 17, it's proposed that bowlers run-ups be unrestricted, instead of the current 10 yards.
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Run-ups are limited to 10 yards and to speed the two-hour games up, 10 overs in a row are bowled from one end, and then the final 10 from the other.
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The bowlers want to iron out any little flaws in their run-ups and just get their rhythm.
Gooch said: "The guys - some of them haven't played - want to get some time in the middle; the bowlers want to iron out any little flaws in their run-ups, and just get their rhythm."