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noun [countable] hike pronunciation in British English /haɪk/ 
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  1. 1
    a long walk in the countryside

    We went for a hike through the woods on Sunday.

  2. 2
    informal a sudden large increase in the amount or level of something

    Economists are predicting a hike in interest rates.

    price hikes

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