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English definition of “leap”

leap

verb [I]     /liːp/ (leapt or leaped /lept/, leapt or leaped /lept/)
to increase, improve, or grow very quickly: exports/prices/profits leap Property prices have leapt over 30% in the past year.leap (to sth) The company's shares leapt 17.5p to 210p.
(Definition of leap verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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