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scale up

1. To climb up something. How long do you think it will take us to scale up the mountain?
2. To increase something in size or scope. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "scale" and "up." With this sudden increase in funding, we can finally scale up our research project! Can you scale this drawing up? I'd love to have a model to present to the board.
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scale up

v.
1. To climb up something; ascend something: The hikers scaled up the side of the mountain.
2. To increase the scope or extent of something according to a standard or by degrees; increase something in calculated amounts: The company scaled up its operations to meet the growing demand. The city scaled its efforts up to reduce crime.
See also: scale, up
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The contribution SMEs scaling up can make to the UK's economic growth and stability, while impressive in its own right, is especially important as the government negotiates the county's exit from the European Union, and seeks new agreements, with both our European neighbours and new trade partners around the globe.
It will also allow you to optimize successful campaigns and increase earnings by building off the landing page traffic and scaling up with new targets reached through split and separate ad sets.
Endeavor Jordan and Strategy& Middle East (formerly Booz & Company), part of the PwC network held a joint event on Sunday, July 8, at the Sheraton Amman, on the problems of scaling up small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Scaling up: the investor perspective compares the views of investors and scale-up small to medium-sized enterprises on the factors for success.
"This is designed by and for the entrepreneur and will be a dynamic programme that adapts to each business and their unique needs in scaling up."
In The Scale-Up Report, serial entrepreneur and angel investor Sherry Coutu highlighted that inability to find new customers, both at home and abroad, can prevent businesses from scaling up. The fact that just 10% of scale-up businesses currently export shows us two things; that thousands of companies in the North East are missing out on potentially huge rewards from foreign markets, and that they need information and support to sell their goods and services overseas.