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vault

verb
 
 
/vɔːlt/
[T] to move someone suddenly to a more important position: His impressive fundraising vaulted him into the top tier of candidates.
[I] to move suddenly to a higher level or a more important position: vault to sth In June, gasoline vaulted 3.01 cents to 66.04 cents a gallon.vault into sth Can these small firms vault into the big league?
(Definition of vault verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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