Meaning of “skyrocket” in the English Dictionary

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skyrocketverb [ I ]

us /ˈskɑɪˌrɑk·ɪt/

(esp. of amounts) to rise extremely quickly:

The value of their business skyrocketed last year.

(Definition of “skyrocket” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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skyrocketverb [ I ]

uk /ˈskaɪˌrɒkɪt/ us /-ˌrɑːkɪt/

to rise or become successful extremely quickly:

Home values are skyrocketing.
skyrocket to sth San Diego electricity prices skyrocketed to 20¢ per kilowatt hour.
adjective [ before noun ]

Borrowers now face skyrocketing payments.

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

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