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boost

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/buːst/
an act or event that increases or improves something: Typically sales jump in the autumn, when they get a boost from the back-to-school and holiday shopping seasons. The campaign for pension reform received a boost on Friday. Shares on Wall Street were given a boost by a rally in the US Treasury bond market. a big/major/huge/significant boost
an increase: a boost in sth Motorists who operate diesel-powered vehicles would face a 1.5-cent-a-gallon boost in fuel taxes. The income boost for the two million lowest paid will not take effect until October.
Translations of “boost”
in Korean 격려…
in Arabic تَعزيز…
in Portuguese estímulo…
in Catalan estímul, incentiu…
in Japanese 後押し, 励まし, 励み…
in Italian spinta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推動,促進, 提高, 增長…
in Russian поддержка…
in Turkish desteklemek, kendine güvenli ve mutlu olmasına yardımcı olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推动,促进, 提高, 增长…
in Polish zastrzyk…
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