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Significado de “leap” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "leap" - Diccionario Inglés

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leapverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /liːp/ us   /liːp/ leaped or leapt, leaped or leapt
C2 to make a large jump or sudden movement, usually from one place to another: He leaped out of his car and ran towards the house. I leaped up to answer the phone. The dog leaped over the gate into the field.

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to provide help, protection, etc. very quickly: He leaped to his friend's defence. Scott leapt to the rescue when he spotted the youngster in difficulty. Mr Davies leaped in to explain.
to achieve something suddenly, usually fame, power, or importance: He leapt to fame after his appearance in a Broadway play.
to increase, improve, or grow very quickly: Shares in the company leaped 250 percent.

leapnoun [C]

uk   /liːp/ us   /liːp/
(Definition of leap from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "leap" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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leapverb [I/T]

us   /lip/ past tense and past participle leaped /lipt, lept/ leapt /lept/
to make a large jump or sudden movement, or to jump over something: [I] He leaps to his feet when the phone rings. [I] Flames were leaping into the sky. [T] The dog leaped the fence. [I] fig. Americans want change, but they don’t want to leap into the unknown (= move quickly into unknown situations).
If your heart leaps, you have a sudden, strong feeling of pleasure or fear: [I] My heart leaps when I hear his voice.
Phrasal verbs

leapnoun [C]

us   /lip/
a large jump
(Definition of leap from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "leap" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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leapverb [I]

uk   /liːp/ us   leapt or leaped /lept/ , leapt or leaped /lept/
to increase, improve, or grow very quickly: exports/prices/profits leap Property prices have leapt over 30% in the past year.leap (to sth) The company's shares leapt 17.5p to 210p.

leapnoun [C]

uk   /liːp/ us  
a big change, increase, or improvement: a leap in costs/profits/sales The software designer should report a near 40% leap in profits to around £124m.a leap forward for sb/sth This launch represents a great leap forward for the company.a 20%/40%/75%, etc. leap The health insurance giant reported a 20% leap in pre-tax profits for the year.
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(Definition of leap from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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