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hike

1 noun
     
Related topics: Business Basics, Outdoor
hike1 [countable]
1DLO a long walk in the mountains or countryside:
a hike in the woods
2 especially American English informalBB a large increase in prices, wages, taxes etc [= rise]
hike in
The president has proposed a hike in the minimum wage.
price/rate/tax etc hikes
Several airlines have proposed fare hikes, effective October 1.
3

take a hike

American English spoken used to tell someone rudely to go away

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