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rocket

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈrɒkɪt/ (also skyrocket) informal
to increase extremely quickly or make extremely quick progress towards success: Fuel prices have rocketed in recent months.rocket up Public spending is rocketing up this year.rocket to sth Crude oil prices rocketed to $40 a barrel, sending stock markets plunging.
(Definition of rocket verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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