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"rampant" in American English

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rampantadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈræm·pənt/
happening a lot or ​becomingworse, usually in a way that is out of ​control: Weeds are ​growing rampant in the ​garden.
(Definition of rampant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"rampant" in Business English

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rampantadjective

uk   us   /ˈræmpənt/
used to describe something ​bad that gets worse very quickly and in an uncontrolled way: Corruption and ​fraud are rampant in the war-stricken ​area. rampant ​inflation/​commercialism/​consumerism
(Definition of rampant from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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