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steep

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1steep/ˈstiːp/adjective
steepersteepest
1steep
/ˈstiːp/
adjective
steepersteepest
Learner's definition of STEEP  
[also more steep; most steep]
: almost straight up and down: rising or falling very sharply
: going up or down very quickly
: very high

pay a steep price

— see 1pay

— steeply

adverb,[more steeply; most steeply]

— steepness

noun,[noncount]
2steep/ˈstiːp/verb
steepssteepedsteeping
2steep
/ˈstiːp/
verb
steepssteepedsteeping
Learner's definition of STEEP  
: to put (something) in a liquid for a period of time
[+ object]
[no object]

steep in

[phrasal verb]
steep (someone) in (something) : to make (someone) know and understand a lot about (something)— often used as (be) steeped in
— used as (be) steeped in to say that there is a lot of something in a place, time, etc.
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