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English definition of “leapfrog”

leapfrog

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˈliːpfrɒɡ/ US   /-frɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to improve a position by going past others quickly or by missing some stages of an activity or process: leapfrog ahead of sb/sth What can we do in the UK to ensure that we leapfrog ahead of the US and Japan?leapfrog sb/sth He will try to leapfrog all of his competitors with technology from a company renowned for its 3-D software.leapfrog over sb/sth She has leapfrogged over her rivals into one of the three top posts in the organization.
leapfrogging noun [U]
(Definition of leapfrog from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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