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increase

Translation of increase in Italian:

noun

British English: /ˈɪŋkriːs/
American English: /ˈɪnkris/
  • 1 (in amount) price, pay increase
    aumento di prezzo, di salario
    a sudden increase in unemployment
    un improvviso aumento della disoccupazione
    an increase of 5%, a 5% increase
    un aumento del 5%
    an increase of 20% in the cost of something
    un aumento del 5% del prezzo di qualcosa
  • 2 (in degree) an increase in support for the policy
    una crescita del sostegno alla politica
    there has been an increase in public interest
    c'è stata una crescita dell'interesse pubblico
    to be on the increase
    essere in aumento o in crescita

transitive verb

British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
American English: /ɪnˈkris/
  • 1
    (grant, offer, temperature, anxiety)
    to increase one's chances of doing
    aumentare le proprie possibilità di fare
    to increase the risk of
    aumentare il rischio di
    (failure, disease etc.)
    to increase something by
    aumentare qualcosa di
    (amount, percentage)
    to increase life expectancy by five years
    allungare l'aspettativa di vita di cinque anni
    to increase something to
    aumentare qualcosa fino a
    I increased my offer to $100
    ho portato la mia offerta a 100 dollari
  • 2 (in knitting)
    aumentare di
    (stitch)

intransitive verb

British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
American English: /ɪnˈkris/
  • 1 (output, sales, volume, strength, intensity, workload)
    (appetite)
    to increase by
    aumentare di
    (amount, percentage)
    to increase in number, value
    aumentare di numero, di valore
    to increase in volume
    aumentare di volume
    to increase in size
    ingrandirsi
    to increase from… to
    aumentare o crescere da… a
  • 2 (Meteorology) (wind)
    levarsi, alzarsi
    (at sea)

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