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noun [countable] jump pronunciation in American English /dʒʌmp/
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  1. 2
    a sudden movement that you make when you get a shock

    Sylvia woke with a jump.

  2. 3
    a sudden increase
    jump in:

    There has been a 25% jump in profits.

    There has been another sharp jump in property prices.

  3. 4
    a big difference or change

    There’s a big jump from Grade Two to Grade Four.

    an actor who made the jump from theater to television



… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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