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  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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How to use escalation in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Andrew Hunter:

    Certain Russian weapon systems are seen as inherently threatening to the United States regardless of who is operating them and for what purpose, because Turkey is not just an F-35 purchaser, but an industrial partner, blocking delivery of these systems represents a major escalation by the United States as it threatens to impose serious costs on both sides.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Make no mistake about it, this is an escalation of the Trump administration and Republicans' attacks on protections for people with pre-existing conditions.

  4. Liz Rosenberg:

    Energy and( Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) sanctions from April and May provoked a very powerful Iranian response and tipped this confrontation and tensions into a more military sphere. Now the pressure levers are military pressure levers, so the key parties in the escalation relationship are the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and The US military.

  5. Amos Hochstein:

    I think what you have seen over the past year, that there has been a careful and calculated escalation of the actions.

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