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  • Steeply — Steep ly (st[=e]p l[y^]), adv. In a steep manner; with steepness; with precipitous declivity. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steeply — steep steep [stiːp] adjective 1. steep prices, charges etc are unusually expensive: • Consumers are paying relatively steep prices for dairy products. • Anyone caught fiddling their expenses will face steep fines. 2. a steep increase or rise in… …   Financial and business terms

  • steeply — adv. Steeply is used with these verbs: ↑ascend, ↑climb, ↑decline, ↑descend, ↑dip, ↑drop, ↑fall, ↑incline, ↑increase, ↑rise, ↑slope …   Collocations dictionary

  • steeply — Ⅰ. steep [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) rising or falling sharply; almost perpendicular. 2) (of a rise or fall in an amount) very large or rapid. 3) informal (of a price or demand) not reasonable; excessive. 4) informal (of a claim or account) exaggerated. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • steeply — adverb in a steep manner (Freq. 1) the street rose steeply up to the castle • Derived from adjective: ↑steep …   Useful english dictionary

  • steeply — adverb see steep I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • steeply — adverb In a steep manner …   Wiktionary

  • steeply — adv. in a steep manner, precipitously, with an almost vertical slope …   English contemporary dictionary

  • steeply — steep·ly …   English syllables

  • steeply — See: steep …   English dictionary

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