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hikenoun [C]

uk   us   /haɪk/

hike noun [C] (WALK)

hike noun [C] (INCREASE)

an increase in the cost of something, especially a large or unwanted increase: The recent hike in train fares came as a shock to commuters.

hikeverb

uk   us   /haɪk/

hike verb (WALK)

[I] to go for a long walk in the countryside

hike verb (INCREASE)

[T] to increase the cost of something: Retailers have hiked (up) prices again.
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