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  1. tee upverb

    make detailed arrangements or preparations

  2. tee, tee upverb

    place on a tee

    "tee golf balls"


  1. tee upverb

    To place a golf ball on a tee

  2. tee upverb

    To pass the ball to someone, facilitating a shot.


  1. tee up

    "Tee up" is a term that originated from golf, referring to the act of placing the golf ball on the tee before taking a shot. In a general context, it means to prepare for something or set up the condition for something to happen. It could also mean making arrangements or organizing something in advance.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tee up in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tee up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Australian Scott:

    It's huge for The Australian Open as no matter what happens to Jordan on the course the rest of this year, the tournament will have the U.S. Masters and The Australian Open winner in the field, it continues to keep The Australian Open on the world stage. Jordan is the most exciting player we have out here at the moment and continues a good run for organisers back home as they seem to continue to get the right players to tee up.

  2. James Clapper:

    There is a very chilling message here to people in the intelligence community. If you tee up intelligence that the President doesn't like, you may risk losing your clearance and thereby your job.

  3. Jack Keane:

    It should have been done this year or, even better, next year. That would enable the staff to tee up the major issues of contention that we have as well as those issues that we may have some commonality and agreement on.

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    (slang) a merchant who deals in shoddy or inferior merchandise
    • A. schlockmeister
    • B. collation
    • C. tithe
    • D. preponderance

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