Definitions for escalation

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

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. escalation

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

Translations for escalation

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  • покачване, повишаване, ескала́цияBulgarian
  • EskalationGerman
  • escaladaSpanish
  • تشدیدPersian
  • escaladeFrench
  • エスカレーションJapanese
  • эскала́ция, увеличе́ние, обостре́ние, рост, повыше́ниеRussian
  • eskaleringSwedish

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