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ramp sth up

phrasal verb with ramp uk   us   /ræmp/ verb
If a ​businessramps up ​itsactivity, it ​increases it: The ​companyannouncedplans to ​ramp up ​production to 10,000 ​unitspermonth. To ​staycompetitive, they'll have to ​ramp up ​productdevelopment as well as ​cutprices. to ​increase the ​speed, ​power, or ​cost of something: Announcement of the ​merger is ​expected to ​ramp up ​shareprices over the next few ​days. Mitsubishi has ramped up the ​speed of ​its new micro-controllers.
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ramp sth up

phrasal verb with ramp uk   us   /ræmp/ verb
to ​increaseactivity or the ​level of something: The ​company announced ​plans to ramp up ​production to 10,000 ​unitsper month to ​meetdemand.ramp up prices/spending/dividends As the publisher's ​profitssoared, the ​dividend to ​shareholders was ramped up 27%.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to ​talk about a company's ​shares in a way that makes ​peoplethink they are ​worth more than they really are: Investors should be wary of comments ​posted on ​financialchatsites which may just be ​trying to ramp up ​shareprices.
(Definition of ramp sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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