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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
    He vaulted the fence and continued running.
  2. 2
    [transitive] mainly journalism to suddenly put someone in a successful or important position
    These two years have vaulted him to stardom.
    1. a.
      [intransitive] to suddenly improve or succeed
      Stocks vaulted to record high levels on Wednesday.

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