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noun [countable] American English pronunciation: jump /dʒʌmp/ 
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pluraljumps
  1. 3
    a sudden increase
    jump in:

    There has been a 25% jump in profits.

    There has been another sharp jump in property prices.

  2. 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

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