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"soar" in British English

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soarverb

uk   /sɔːr/  us   /sɔːr/
  • soar verb (RISE QUICKLY)

C2 [I usually + adv/prep] to ​rise very ​quickly to a high ​level: All ​nightlongfireworks soared into the ​sky. Temperatures will soar over the ​weekend, say the ​weatherforecasters. House ​prices soared a ​further 20 ​percent.C2 [T] to ​reach a ​greatheight: The ​highestpeak in the ​range soars 15,771 ​feet into the ​sky.

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  • soar verb (FLY)

[I] (of a ​bird or ​aircraft) to ​rise high in the ​air while ​flying without ​moving the ​wings or using ​power: She ​watched the ​gliders soaring ​effortlessly above her.
soaring
adjective uk   /ˈsɔː.rɪŋ/  us   /ˈsɔːr.ɪŋ/
C1 soaring ​propertyprices
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"soar" in American English

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soarverb [I]

 us   /sɔr, soʊr/
  • soar verb [I] (INCREASE QUICKLY)

to ​increase or go up ​quickly to a high ​level: temperatures/​prices soared My ​spirits soared when I ​heard the good ​news.
  • soar verb [I] (RISE IN AIR)

(esp. of a ​bird or ​aircraft) to ​rise or ​fly high in the ​air: Planes soared ​overhead. If you say that a ​mountain, ​building, or other ​object soars, you ​mean that it has ​greatheight: The ​mountain soars 10,000 ​feet above the ​village.
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"soar" in Business English

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soarverb [I]

uk   us   /sɔːr/
to ​increase quickly in ​amount, ​number, ​value, or ​level: Corn, soybean, and wheat prices all soared this ​year. The ​organic industry's sales are soaring. As ​pricestumbled, ​farmers watched their ​debt soar.soar from sth to sth Under her editorship its ​circulation has soared from 5,000 to 30,000. The Dow Jones was up 0.88% at 10,204.93 after soaring more than 210 ​points early in the day.shares/stocks soar The ​newssentshares soaring 12p to 170p.
(Definition of soar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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