What does escalation mean?

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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of escalation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of escalation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Yip:

    New Year's Eve needs to usher in an escalation of resistance to the police murder of black and brown people.

  2. Marie Harf:

    There has been a sharp escalation in the number of reported casualties, we do believe the election is a factor.

  3. Petro Poroshenko:

    Beginning a political process of de-escalation and regulation remains our priority. We don't see an alternative to the Minsk agreement.

  4. Lyndon B. Johnson:

    Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.

  5. Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    We now need to prevent military confrontations from intensifying any more and avoid further political escalation between Kiev and Moscow. That's worth every effort.

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