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verb (RISE QUICKLY)    /sɔːr/ US  /sɔːr/
C2 [I usually + adv/prep] to rise very quickly to a high level: All night long fireworks soared into the sky. Temperatures will soar over the weekend, say the weather forecasters. House prices soared a further 20 percent.Increasing and intensifying C2 [T] to reach a great height: The highest peak in the range soars 15,771 feet into the sky.Moving upwards soaring     /ˈsɔː.rɪŋ/ US  /ˈsɔːr.ɪŋ/ adjective C1 soaring property pricesIncreasing and intensifyingValue and price increases
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