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English definition of “ramp sth up”

ramp sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with ramp   /ræmp/ us  
If a business ramps up its activity, it increases it: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month. To stay competitive, they'll have to ramp up product development as well as cutting prices. to increase the speed, power, or cost of something: Announcement of the merger is expected to ramp up share prices over the next few days. Mitsubishi has ramped up the speed of its new micro-controllers.
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