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leap

noun [C]
 
 
/liːp/
a big change, increase, or improvement: a leap in costs/profits/sales The software designer should report a near 40% leap in profits to around £124m.a leap forward for sb/sth This launch represents a great leap forward for the company.a 20%/40%/75%, etc. leap The health insurance giant reported a 20% leap in pre-tax profits for the year. →  See also quantum leap
Translations of “leap”
in Korean 건너뜀…
in Arabic قَفزة, طَفرة…
in Portuguese salto, pulo…
in Catalan bot, salt…
in Japanese 跳躍…
in Italian salto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然改變, 巨變, 激增…
in Russian резкое увеличение, улучшение, прыжок…
in Turkish ani/beklenmedik gelişme/artış, hamle, sıçrama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然改变, 巨变, 激增…
in Polish skok…
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