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English definition of “rocket”

rocket

verb [I often + adv/prep]     /ˈrɒk.ɪt/ US  /ˈrɑː.kɪt/ (also skyrocket) informal
to rise extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success: House prices in the north are rocketing (up). Their team rocketed to the top of the League. Sharon Stone rocketed to fame in the film 'Basic Instinct'.Value and price increasesIncreasing and intensifying
(Definition of rocket verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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