Spanish translation of 'escalate'
- [costs, prices]
⇒ production costs have escalated
los costes de producción han subido vertiginosamente
⇒ escalating costs
costes mpl que van en continuo aumento
⇒ the cost of the project has escalated to £8.7 million
el coste del proyecto ha subido vertiginosamente a 8,7 millones de libras
- [violence, tension, conflict]
⇒ the violence could escalate into a war
la violencia podría intensificarse hasta llegar a una guerra
Example Sentences Including 'escalate'
People he'd scorned and made to look like fools were now all silently hoping this farce would escalate.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
Once in a while, there ' s somebody who refuses to be so easily intimidated, and the Canyon must escalate its assault.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
"She let that notion hang in the silence, not pressing him for fear his panic would escalate.THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)
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Translation of escalate from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary