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go-go

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˈɡəʊ.ɡəʊ/ us    /ˈɡoʊ.ɡoʊ/ specialized
used to describe a financial period or business in which there is especially fast and active development: an era of go-go economic growth They made a fortune during the go-go years of the 1980s.
Translations of “go-go”
in Chinese (Traditional) 經濟快速增長的, 經濟繁榮的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经济快速增长的, 经济繁荣的…
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