bump up

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bump up (third-person singular simple present bumps up, present participle bumping up, simple past and past participle bumped up)

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To increase something suddenly.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic) To promote a person to a higher grade.
  3. (transitive, idiomatic) To give a more prominent place to; to advance position in queue.

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