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English definition of “ramp sth up”

ramp sth up

phrasal verb with ramp     /ræmp/ verb
If a business ramps up its activity , it increases it: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month . To stay competitive , they'll have to ramp up product development as well as cutting prices .Increasing and intensifying to increase the speed , power , or cost of something: Announcement of the merger is expected to ramp up share prices over the next few days . Mitsubishi has ramped up the speed of its new micro-controllers.Increasing and intensifying
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