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a (financial) boom: a rapid (financial) expansion, increase, development, growth, boost
Strictly speaking, a boom means "a roar" or "an explosion".
We really need a property boom right now, I've been trying to sell my house for 4 years and I keep cutting the price.
There are other expressions containing boom:
a baby-boom a rapid increase in the number of babies being born
a boom and bust economy a fluctuating, unstable economy
Business is booming!: Business is going great!
(a) booming (economy): (a) very successful, flourishing, prospering (economy)

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