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skyrocketverb [I]

uk   /ˈskaɪˌrɒk.ɪt/  us   /-ˌrɑː.kɪt/
to ​riseextremelyquickly or make ​extremelyquickprogress towards ​success: Housing ​prices have skyrocketed in ​recentmonths.
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(Definition of skyrocket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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skyrocketverb [I]

 us   /ˈskɑɪˌrɑk·ɪt/
(esp. of ​amounts) to ​riseextremelyquickly: The ​value of ​theirbusiness 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.
skyrocketing
adjective [before noun]
Borrowers now face skyrocketing ​payments.
(Definition of skyrocket from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “skyrocket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛涨,飞涨…
in Chinese (Traditional) 暴漲,飛漲…
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