What does escalation mean?

Definitions for escalation
es·ca·la·tion

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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.

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How to say escalation in sign language?

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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

Examples of escalation in a Sentence

  1. David Petraeus:

    Russia's recent military escalation in Syria is a further reminder that when the U.S. does not take the initiative, others will fill the vacuum, often in ways that are harmful to our interest.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Israel is not interested in escalation, but we will do everything required to protect ourselves, this could take time. What is needed is stamina and cool-headedness.

  3. Juan Manuel:

    In regards to the indefinite, unilateral ceasefire declared by the FARC on Dec. 18, we must recognized that they have fulfilled it, for this reason, and to propel the de-escalation of the conflict, I have decided to order the defense ministry and the leaders of the armed forces to cease bombardments over FARC camps for one month.

  4. Josef Benedict:

    A travel ban on critics will mark a dangerous escalation in the government’s ongoing crackdown on dissent, the right to freedom of speech is a key human right which the Malaysian people deserve to enjoy just like any other people.

  5. Michael McCarthy:

    This is a confrontational moment and I would expect full speed ahead escalation.

Images & Illustrations of escalation

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