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Meaning of beating-up

beat•ing-up

Pronunciation: (bē'ting up'), [key]
— n.
  1. a severe thrashing administered for intimidation or revenge.
  2. the process by which the loose pick is made an integral part of the woven material.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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