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rally

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈræli/
STOCK MARKET to improve after a period of falling share prices or of low activity : The company's stocks rallied after an initial fall.rally against sth The pound rallied against the dollar in trading today.rally from/to sth Shares in the retailer rallied to 257p after dropping to 230p last month.rally (by) 10 points/20%/1p, etc. The Nasdaq rallied 41% to hit 2313.85. rally sharply/strongly
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