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top

verb [T]
 
 
/tɒp/ (-pp-)
to do something better than you did previously, or better than someone else: The sales team are aiming to top last year's performance. The figures topped last year's results by 15%.
to be more than a particular number or amount: Visits to the website are now topping 5,000 per day.
to be in the highest position in a list or rank: They top the list of high-performing investments.
(Definition of top verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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