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steepenverb

uk   /ˈstiː.pən/ us   /ˈstiː.pən/
[I or T] to become steeper, or to make something do this: The trail began to steepen near the top of the hill.
[I] If something such as a cost steepens, it increases: Our costs have steepened since we began this project.
(Definition of steepen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “steepen”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)变陡, (费用等)增加…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)變陡, (費用等)增加…
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