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boost

verb [T]
 
 
/buːst/
to increase or improve something: boost profits/prices/rates The industry has exceeded all expectations for boosting profits and dividends.boost exports/sales/trade The lower exchange rate is already boosting exports.boost confidence/morale He was elected on a platform to create jobs and boost investor confidence. The effect of these policies would be to encourage spending and boost the economy. boost production/performance/productivityboost sth (by) 20%/50%/100%, etc. The company boosted its dividend nearly 50%.
Translations of “boost”
in Arabic يَزيد…
in Korean 북돋다…
in Malaysian tambah…
in French gonfler, renforcer…
in Turkish geliştirmek, artırmak…
in Italian aumentare, incrementare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 改善, 提高, 增強…
in Russian повышать…
in Polish podreperować…
in Vietnamese làm tăng…
in Spanish aumentar…
in Portuguese aumentar…
in Thai ส่งเสริม…
in German Auftrieb geben…
in Catalan incrementar, incentivar…
in Japanese ~を増やす, 促進する…
in Indonesian meningkatkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 改善, 提高, 增强…
(Definition of boost verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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