Translation of increase in Spanish:
intransitive verbAmerican English: /ɪnˈkris/ British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
- (number/size)(trade/output/production)incrementarse [formal](wealth/knowledge/power/crime)(pain/love/joy)(speed/rate)(wind/rain)to increase
insomethingto increase in size/weightto increase in number/popularity/importanceaumentar de tamaño/pesoto increase in lengthcrecer en número/popularidad/importanciato increase in valuealargarseextenderseaumentar de valorrevalorizarseExample sentences
- They had the choice of increasing the size of the dairy herd or changing the system completely.
- The operators are reducing the amount they pay out and increasing the amount they take in.
- The core of the movement has been increasing in size and in depth of knowledge.
transitive verbAmerican English: /ɪnˈkris/ British English: /ɪnˈkriːs/
- (number/size)(noise/difficulty/pain/joy)we are increasing our efforts to find themit will increase your chancesestamos multiplicando or redoblando nuestros esfuerzos para encontrarloswith increased efficiencyte dará más posibilidadeshis increased popularity is due in part to …con mayor eficienciasu mayor popularidad se debe en parte a …
noununcountable and countableAmerican English: /ˈɪnkris/ British English: /ˈɪŋkriːs/
- 1.1 a rent/price increasean increase of 30% in the number of applicantsun aumento del alquiler/precioto be on the increaseun aumento del 30% en el número de candidatosdrug-taking is still on the increaseestar en aumentoir en aumento1.2 (rise in pay)el consumo de drogas sigue en aumentoExample sentences
- No money was available to cover pay rises, and if increases were given jobs could be lost.
- The union has asked for the increase to counter the rise in council tax and house prices in the city.
- This scenario would probably give rise to gradual increases in geothermal gradient.
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