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climb

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
/klaɪm/
an increase in a price, number, or amount: a climb in sth A sustained climb in interest rates could hit some parts of the housing market harder than others.
a period of improvement or progress: It's going to be a long, hard climb before we get out of this recession. Her climb to the top of the profession was remarkably quick.
Translations of “climb”
in Spanish subida…
in French montée…
in German der Aufstieg…
in Chinese (Traditional) 攀登, 爬升, 攀登的地方…
in Chinese (Simplified) 攀登, 爬升, 攀登的地方…
(Definition of climb noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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