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leap

noun [C]
 
 
/liːp/
CHANGE a sudden improvement or increase: There was a big leap in profits last year. This represents a great leap forward in technology.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
JUMP a big jump: He finished third in the long jump with a leap of 26 feet.JumpingBouncing
→  See also quantum leap , by/in leaps and bounds
Translations of “leap”
in Korean 건너뜀…
in Arabic قَفزة, طَفرة…
in Portuguese salto, pulo…
in Catalan bot, salt…
in Japanese 跳躍…
in Italian salto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然改變, 巨變, 激增…
in Russian резкое увеличение, улучшение, прыжок…
in Turkish ani/beklenmedik gelişme/artış, hamle, sıçrama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然改变, 巨变, 激增…
in Polish skok…
(Definition of leap noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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