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noun [countable] [usually singular] boost pronunciation in American English /bust/
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  1. 1
    an action or event that helps something to increase, improve, or become more successful
    The festival has been a major boost for the local economy.
    1. a.
      an increase in the amount of something
      boost in: They are calling for a boost in the minimum wage.
  2. 2
    something that helps you to feel more positive or more confident
    give someone a boost: Getting the job gave him a terrific boost.
    boost for: Victory tomorrow would be a much-needed boost for the college team.
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