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escalation

División en sílabas: es·ca·la·tion
Pronunciación: /ˌeskəˈlāSH(ə)n
 
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Definición de escalation en inglés:

sustantivo

1A rapid increase; a rise: cost escalations
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Today the cost has risen to $360 per square foot - a 62 percent escalation.
  • The increase on attacks against children is in line with the escalation in attacks on adults in the same period.
  • Successive governments have been clueless about the continuing escalation of crime in our nation.
Sinónimos
increase, rise, hike, growth, leap, upsurge, upturn, climb
expansion, buildup
1.1An increase in the intensity or seriousness of something; an intensification: an escalation of violence
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Commanders have vowed no repeat of such an escalation this time around.
  • Students are encouraged to draw conclusions about the likelihood of escalation.
  • He said there were many factors responsible for escalation in militancy-related violence.

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