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Meaning of ESCALATION

Pronunciation:  `eskul'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
 

ESCALATION is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: increase, step-up

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: apotheosis, ascent, assumption, beatification, canonization, deification, elevation, enshrinement, erection, exaltation, height, lifting, raising, rearing, sursum corda, upbuoying, upcast, upheaval, uplift, uplifting, upping, uprearing, upthrow, upthrust
 

 

 

 

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