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English definition of “climb”


verb [I/T] (RISE)   /klɑɪm/
to go up, or go up something or to the top of something: [I] We climbed to the top of the hill , where we had a great view . [T] She climbed the stairs to the third floor . [I] The plane is still climbing and will level off at 33,000 feet . [I] fig. As he climbed the corporate ladder (= moved into better and better positions in business ), his salary increased dramatically . To climb is also to increase : [I] The cost of goods is climbing.
(Definition of climb verb (RISE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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