Definitions for escalateˈɛs kəˌleɪt
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escalate, intensify, step up(verb)
increase in extent or intensity
"The Allies escalated the bombing"
to increase (something) in extent or intensity; to intensify or step up
in technical support, to transfer a telephone caller to the next higher level of authority
The tech 1 escalated the caller to a tech 2.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
This is only going to escalate.
We will escalate our demonstrations from tomorrow.
Our view as France is to try to de-escalate pressure.
I don't think the current tensions will escalate any further.
We need to encourage dialogue now and we need to de-escalate the situation.
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