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English definition of “rise”

rise

noun (INCREASE)    /raɪz/
B2 [C] an increase : a sudden temperature rise a five percent rise in inflation August has seen a large rise in the number of unemployed .Increasing and intensifying on the rise increasing : Police say that youth crime is on the rise again.Value and price increasesWeighing and measuring
(Definition of rise noun (INCREASE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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