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boost

noun [C]
 
 
/buːst/
B2 something that makes you feel more confident and happy, or that helps something increase or improve: Increased tourism was a major boost to the local economy.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
Translations of “boost”
in Korean 격려…
in Arabic تَعزيز…
in Portuguese estímulo…
in Catalan estímul, incentiu…
in Japanese 後押し, 励まし, 励み…
in Italian spinta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推動,促進, 提高, 增長…
in Russian поддержка…
in Turkish desteklemek, kendine güvenli ve mutlu olmasına yardımcı olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推动,促进, 提高, 增长…
in Polish zastrzyk…
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