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English definition of “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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