Translation of escalate in Spanish:
- 1.1(fighting/violence/dispute)to escalate
into/ tosomethingthe scuffles escalated into a riotlas refriegas terminaron en serios disturbios callejerospollution has escalated to disastrous levelsla contaminación ha alcanzado niveles de extrema gravedad1.2(costs/claims)
also: escalating present participle(dispute/tension)escalating wages/prices
- But the problem is that with rapidly escalating costs we are getting less for our money.
- In turn, the increased prices caused health costs to escalate in a vicious circle.
- The main factor that will put a brake on house price rises next year will be gradually escalating interest rates.
crecientesueldos/precios que van en escalada or en continuo aumentoExample sentences
- Indeed, for each of these countries ethnic conflict has escalated into civil war.
- A local show of strength then escalated into a confrontation with police.
- It could easily have escalated into something far more serious, the spokesperson stressed.
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