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English definition of “climb”

climb

noun [C, usually singular]     /klaɪm/
an increase in a price, number, or amount: a climb in sth A sustained climb in interest rates could hit some parts of the housing market harder than others.
a period of improvement or progress: It's going to be a long, hard climb before we get out of this recession. Her climb to the top of the profession was remarkably quick.
(Definition of climb noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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