Definitions for escalation

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word escalation

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. Philip Breedlove:

    We have seen a steady escalation.

  2. Laura Usher:

    A big chunk of the training is verbal de-escalation skills.

  3. Richard Giragosian:

    But a return to normalcy and a real de-escalation seems unlikely.

  4. Zhang Baohui:

    It's reckless, it has a built-in dynamic for unintended escalation.

  5. Tong Kim:

    That was a really bad escalation of the tensions in the Korean peninsula.

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