Definition of 'escalation'
Example sentences containing 'escalation'
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`Given the escalation of events, Miss Lewis, there would indeed seem to be very little point. RIOT (2002)There seemed no sign of escalation or variation caused by a lack of satisfaction with previous efforts. THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)"Come on," Will said, setting down his omelet in case there was an escalation in hostilities. SACRAMENT (2002)
Synonyms of 'escalation'
increase, rise, build-up, expansion
Trends of 'escalation'
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Definition of escalation from the Collins English Dictionary
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