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  • v. To increase something suddenly.
  • v. To promote a person to a higher grade.
  • v. To give a more prominent place to; to advance position in queue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. increase or raise


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