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meteoricadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌmi·t̬iˈɔr·ɪk, -ˈɑr-/
of or like a meteor: meteoric rock
If something is described as meteoric, it is sudden and usually brief: a meteoric rise to fame
(Definition of meteoric from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"meteoric" in Business English

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meteoricadjective

uk   us   /ˌmiːtiˈɒrɪk/
developing very fast and attracting a lot of attention: Speculation on the currency has helped its meteoric rise of 16% against the US dollar in a year. Her appointment to the post at the age of 37 is the latest stage in a meteoric career. The company's meteoric growth sent the stock soaring.
(Definition of meteoric from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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