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lift

noun [C]
 
 
/lɪft/
[usually singular] an increase: a lift in sth Local stores saw a lift in sales. That gave the dollar a lift against the yen.
UK ( US elevator) WORKPLACE a device like a box that moves up and down, carrying people or goods from one floor of a building to another: Visitors normally take the lift to the reception level one floor below.in the lift I came up in the lift with the company Chairman.
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