ratchet sth up Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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Meaning of "ratchet sth up" - Business English Dictionary

ratchet sth up

phrasal verb with ratchet
 
 
/ˈrætʃɪt/ verb
to increase something in controlled stages over a period of time: The constant ratcheting up of rewards for executives means they are expanding out of all proportion to those of other staff. ratchet up costs/interest rates ratchet up efforts/pressure/tension
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