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boost

verb  us   /bust/

boost verb (MAKE BETTER)

[T] to improve or increase something: We took various steps to try to boost sales.

boost verb (LIFT)

[T always + adv/prep] to lift someone or something by pushing from below: She boosted the little boy up to see over the fence.

boost

noun  /bust/

boost noun (IMPROVEMENT)

[C usually sing] an improvement or increase, or an action that causes this: The president’s approval rating got a boost following his speech.

boost noun (LIFT)

[C] a push from below that lifts a person or thing: I need a boost to get over the wall.
Translations of “boost”
in Arabic يَزيد…
in Korean 북돋다…
in Malaysian tambah…
in French gonfler, renforcer…
in Turkish desteklemek, kendine güvenli ve mutlu olmasına yardımcı olmak…
in Italian aumentare, incrementare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改善, 提高, 增強…
in Russian поддержка…
in Polish zastrzyk…
in Vietnamese làm tăng…
in Spanish aumentar…
in Portuguese aumentar…
in Thai ส่งเสริม…
in German Auftrieb geben…
in Catalan incrementar, incentivar…
in Japanese ~を増やす, 促進する…
in Indonesian meningkatkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改善, 提高, 增强…
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