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move up

phrasal verb with move uk   us   /muːv/ verb
[I] to ​increase in ​value, ​number, or ​amount: Share ​pricesmove up and down depending on ​marketconditions.
[I] HR to get a more important ​job in a ​company or ​organization: move up to sth He gave his first ​interview since ​moving up to the role of ​chairman. move up the ranks/ladder Gaining further ​qualifications can ​help you ​move up the ​careerladder.
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