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English definition of “vault”

vault

verb     /vɔːlt/
[T] to move someone suddenly to a more important position : His impressive fundraising vaulted him into the top tier of candidates .
[I] to move suddenly to a higher level or a more important position : vault to sth In June , gasoline vaulted 3.01 cents to 66.04 cents a gallon .vault into sth Can these small firms vault into the big league ?
(Definition of vault verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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