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English definition of “ramp sth up”

ramp sth up

phrasal verb with ramp     /ræmp/ verb
to increase activity or the level of something: The company announced plans to ramp up production to 10,000 units per month to meet demand.ramp up prices/spending/dividends As the publisher's profits soared, the dividend to shareholders was ramped up 27%.
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET to talk about a company's shares in a way that makes people think they are worth more than they really are: Investors should be wary of comments posted on financial chat sites which may just be trying to ramp up share prices.
(Definition of ramp sth up from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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