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English definition of “boost”

boost

verb [T]     /buːst/
B2 to improve or increase something: The theatre managed to boost its audiences by cutting ticket prices . Share prices were boosted by reports of the president's recovery . I tried to boost his ego (= make him feel more confident ) by praising his cooking .Increasing and intensifyingMaking things betterBecoming better
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