Meaning of “forge ahead” in the English Dictionary

"forge ahead" in Business English

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forge ahead

phrasal verb with forge uk /fɔːdʒ/ us verb [ T ]

to become more successful:

The country's housing market is still forging ahead, according to their biggest mortgage lender.

to suddenly increase in value by a large amount:

The mobiles group continued to forge ahead, and rose 4% for a two-session gain of 8%.

to make an effort to achieve something in a short time:

forge ahead with sth Regardless of the uncertainty, she plans to forge ahead with her career.

(Definition of “forge ahead” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)