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Meaning of “steep” - Learner’s Dictionary

steep

adjective     /stiːp/
SLOPE
B1 A steep slope, hill, etc goes up or down very quickly: The hill was too steep to cycle up.Slanting, sloping, leaning, tiltingHills and mountains
CHANGE
A steep increase or fall in something is very big and quick: a steep rise in pricesBig and quite bigEnormous
PRICE informal
very expensive: Hotel prices are steep at $300 for a room.Costing too muchExpensive and luxurious
steeply adverb
Food prices have risen steeply.
steepness noun [U]
(Definition of steep adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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