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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy.

Usage examples (34)
  • Higher wages caused an escalation of prices
  • There was a gradual escalation of hostilities
  • Who knows but this sort of escalation is completely crazy.
  • The problem with escalation is that the consequences are grave. for more
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