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Build up a team, by the sound of it (6)

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I believe the answer is:

accrue

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'build up' is the definition.
(I've seen this in another clue)

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(Other definitions for accrue that I've seen before include "Gather" , "Accumulate or amass like interest" , "(Of money) be received in increasing amounts" , "Show increasing interest" , "Accumulate over time" .)

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