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noun [countable] [usually singular] climb pronunciation in British English /klaɪm/
  1. 2
    an increase in temperature, or in the price or level of something

    We left before the temperature began its daily climb to 30 degrees.

  2. 3
    the process of moving to a higher level in your job or social position

    her climb from relative obscurity to international stardom

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