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English definition of “leapfrog”

leapfrog

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]     /ˈliːp.frɒɡ/ US  /-frɑːɡ/ (-gg-)
to improve your position by going past other people quickly or by missing out some stages : They've leapfrogged from third to first place . She leapfrogged several older colleagues to get the manager's post .Making progress and advancingBecoming better
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