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verb [intransitive] skyrocket pronunciation in British English /ˈskaɪˌrɒkɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyskyrocket
he/she/itskyrockets
present participleskyrocketing
past tenseskyrocketed
past participleskyrocketed
  1. if an amount, value, or cost skyrockets, it rises quickly to a very high level

    The number of calls we got skyrocketed.

    the skyrocketing cost of health care

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