an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy
"higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy
a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A deliberate or unpremeditated increase in scope or violence of a conflict.
The numerical value of escalation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of escalation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We have seen a steady escalation.
A big chunk of the training is verbal de-escalation skills.
But a return to normalcy and a real de-escalation seems unlikely.
It's reckless, it has a built-in dynamic for unintended escalation.
That was a really bad escalation of the tensions in the Korean peninsula.
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