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spike

noun [C]
 
 
/spaɪk/
a higher price, amount, etc., usually before a fall: a spike in sth Local florists saw a spike in business for Mother's Day. If price spikes continue, people will not be able to afford the new houses they want.
Translations of “spike”
in Korean 대못…
in Arabic شَوْكة…
in French pointe, crampon…
in Turkish sivri uçlu metal çubuk…
in Italian punta, spunzone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 尖頭,尖刺, (尤指金屬的)尖狀物…
in Russian зубец, шип…
in Polish kolec, szpikulec…
in Spanish punta, pincho, clavo…
in Portuguese ponta…
in German die Spitze, der Laufdorn…
in Catalan punxa…
in Japanese 大くぎ, (靴底の)スパイク…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尖头,尖刺, (尤指金属的)尖状物…
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