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verb vault pronunciation in British English /vɔːlt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlevaulting
past tensevaulted
past participlevaulted
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  1. 1



    vault over

    [transitive] to jump over something, especially using your hands or a pole to support you
  2. 2
    [transitive] mainly journalism to suddenly put someone in a successful or important position

    These two years have vaulted him to stardom.

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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