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English definition of “quantum leap”

quantum leap

noun [S]
 
 
a very large improvement or development in something: a quantum leap in sth The past two decades have seen a quantum leap in globalization and outsourcing. Anglian's managing director described the deal as a 'quantum leap forward' for the group.
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