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rallynoun [C]

us   /ˈræl·i/
  • rally noun [C] (MEETING)

a public meeting of a large group of people, esp. to show support for a particular opinion, political party, or sports team: He helped organize the first national rally against the war.
  • rally noun [C] (IMPROVEMENT)

In baseball, a rally is a period during which a team scores a lot of runs (= points), esp. when it has been losing.

rallyverb [I/T]

us   /ˈræl·i/
  • rally verb [I/T] (IMPROVE)

to return or bring to a better condition; improve or cause to succeed: [I] Cleveland rallied in the fourth quarter to beat Washington, 111-102. [I] The dollar rallied against the yen in trading today.
  • rally verb [I/T] (MEET TOGETHER)

to bring or come together in order to provide support or make a shared effort: [I] African-American groups rallied around the president when he was under attack.
(Definition of rally from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"rally" in British English

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rallynoun [C]

uk   /ˈræl.i/ us   /ˈræl.i/
  • rally noun [C] (SPORT)

rallyverb

uk   /ˈræl.i/ us   /ˈræl.i/
(Definition of rally from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"rally" in Business English

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rallynoun [C]

uk   /ˈræli/ us   plural rallies
STOCK MARKET a sudden increase in share prices after a period when they have been falling or there has been low activity: a rally in sth The shares of gold mining companies were boosted by a rally in bullion prices.spark/cause/trigger a rally News of the retail industry's first-quarter profits triggered a rally in share prices.stage/enjoy a rally Major oil producers staged a rally despite weaker prices for crude oil.a powerful/sharp/strong rally After a powerful rally last year, stocks have languished for the first quarter of this year. a market/price/stock rally a brief/late/early rally
POLITICS a large public meeting where a lot of people show their support for something: attend/hold a rally The anti-war rally was attended by around 5,000 people. speak at/address a rally a campaign/political/protest rally an election rally

rallyverb [I]

uk   /ˈræli/ us  
STOCK MARKET to improve after a period of falling share prices or of low activity : The company's stocks rallied after an initial fall.rally against sth The pound rallied against the dollar in trading today.rally from/to sth Shares in the retailer rallied to 257p after dropping to 230p last month.rally (by) 10 points/20%/1p, etc. The Nasdaq rallied 41% to hit 2313.85. rally sharply/strongly
(Definition of rally from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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