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Meaning of “steeply” in the English Dictionary

"steeply" in British English

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steeplyadverb

uk   us   /ˈstiːp.li/
suddenly or by a ​largeamount: The ​beach slopes steeply down to the ​sea. The ​value of the ​land has risen steeply.
(Definition of steeply from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"steeply" in American English

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steeplyadverb

 us   /ˈstip·li/
at a ​sharpangle: The ​beachslopes steeply down to the ​sea.
(Definition of steeply from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"steeply" in Business English

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steeplyadverb

uk   us   /ˈstiːpli/
suddenly and by a large ​amount: rise/climb/increase steeply Companies are ​cutting back at a ​time when ​costs are ​rising steeply. fall/​drop/​decline steeply
(Definition of steeply from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “steeply”
in Chinese (Simplified) 徒峭地, 险峻地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 徒峭地, 險峻地…
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