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boost

noun [usually no plural]
 
/buːst/
something that makes you feel more confident and happy, or that helps something to increase or improve: Passing my test was a boost to my confidence.
Translations of “boost”
in Korean 격려…
in Arabic تَعزيز…
in Portuguese estímulo…
in Catalan estímul, incentiu…
in Japanese 後押し, 励まし, 励み…
in Italian spinta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 推動,促進, 提高, 增長…
in Russian поддержка…
in Turkish desteklemek, kendine güvenli ve mutlu olmasına yardımcı olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推动,促进, 提高, 增长…
in Polish zastrzyk…
(Definition of boost noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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