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Meaning of beat-up

beat-up

Pronunciation: (bēt'up'), [key]
— adj.
  1. dilapidated; in poor condition from use: a beat-up old jalopy.
—n.
  1. the warpwise count of tufts of pile in the warp of carpets.
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