Definitions for escalation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. escalation(noun)

    an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy

    "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"

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  1. escalation(Noun)

    an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy

  2. escalation(Noun)

    a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. escalation

    A deliberate or unpremeditated increase in scope or violence of a conflict.


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