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creep up

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with creep   /kriːp/ (crept, crept) us  
If the value or amount of something creeps up, it slowly increases: Over the last year, the rate of inflation has crept up to almost seven percent.
Translations of “creep up”
in Chinese (Traditional) (價值或數量)慢慢增加,逐漸上升…
in Chinese (Simplified) (价值或数量)慢慢增加,逐渐上升…
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