Definition of "leapfrogging" []

  • Present participle of leapfrog. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "leapfrogging" in a sentence
  • "The best-known example of leapfrogging is the adoption of mobile phones in the developing world."
  • "This is a theory of economic 'leapfrogging' - a strategy whereby developing nations can use the new information technologies to leap beyond the difficult steps and constraints of traditional models of industrial development, particularly the requirements of economies of scale and low-cost mass production."
  • "In many ways, Asia’s doing well in leapfrogging; their rate of development and economic growth, though, creates a powerful conflict between the desire for energy to fuel this growth, and the need to do this in the least destructive manner."
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