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Definition of leapfrog verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

leapfrog

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verb
NAmE//ˈlipfrɔɡ//
 
, NAmE//ˈlipfrɑɡ//
 
[transitive, intransitive] leapfrog (somebody/something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they leapfrog
 
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he / she / it leapfrogs
 
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past simple leapfrogged
 
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-ing form leapfrogging
 
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to get to a higher position or rank by going past someone else or by missing some stages leapfrog over somebody She leapfrogged over several of her colleagues to become vice president of the company after only a year.
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