Definition of 'hike'
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But to pay for the small giveaways, he also hiked a stealth tax on insurance policy holders and ripped up salary sacrifice tax perks for company employees. The Sun (2016)Worn out from a long hike on the moors. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Five million workers want a hike because their rises have been wiped out by inflation. The Sun (2007)The couple were planning on some hiking and just generally enjoying the beautiful surrounds. The Sun (2011)It can go take a hike this year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why he would refuse any wage hike now. The Sun (2006)The biggest price hikes were in long haul destinations. The Sun (2009)Imagine you are going for a hike. Christianity Today (2000) Now further hikes are expected after growers and distributors were hit. The Sun (2008)Some festivals involve long hikes between acts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Perhaps fewer teachers at the conference would have backed this tax hike on savings if they had done their sums. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Better to draw a line in the sand than to be for tax hikes in one place and tax cuts in another. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The dividend will be hiked by 30%. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You were for either tax cuts or tax hikes, small government or big government. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The increases follow a ten per cent hike in beer tax in the Budget. The Sun (2008)It blamed huge rises over the past decade solely on Government tax hikes and global oil costs. The Sun (2013)Qualifying round failures will get a 21 per cent pay hike. The Sun (2012)But the Government still plan two petrol hikes next year. The Sun (2011)There are positive and negative effects from tax hikes and spending cuts, particularly the latter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But consumer confidence has plunged by the biggest amount for two years on fears over tax hikes and Government spending cuts. The Sun (2010)The only exercise I do is walking and hiking. The Sun (2008)The maps we use today, for hiking or walking, had their origins in war. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It said the double whammy of a VAT hike and another rise in fuel duty would push truckers and cabbies to the brink. The Sun (2010)Some 46 per cent attribute gas and electricity hikes to rises in fuel duty and VAT made by successive administrations. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'hike'
British English: hike /haɪk/ NOUN
A hike is a long walk in the country, especially one that you go on for pleasure.
The site is reached by a 30-minute hike through dense forest.
- American English: hike
- Arabic: تَـجَوُّلٌ فِي الرِّيفِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: caminhada
- Chinese: 远足
- Croatian: pješačenje
- Czech: túra
- Danish: vandre
- Dutch: trektocht
- European Spanish: caminata excursión
- Finnish: vaellus
- French: randonnée
- German: Wanderung
- Greek: πεζοπορία
- Italian: escursione
- Japanese: ハイキング
- Korean: 하이킹
- Norwegian: fottur
- Polish: wędrówka
- European Portuguese: caminhada
- Romanian: plimbare de agrement
- Russian: пешая прогулка
- Spanish: caminata
- Swedish: fotvandring
- Thai: การเดินทางไกลด้วยเท้า
- Turkish: yürüyüşe çıkma
- Ukrainian: прогулянка пішки
- Vietnamese: cuộc đi bộ đường dài
Definition of hike from the Collins English Dictionary
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