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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"

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How to use escalation in a sentence?

  1. Ben Talebu:

    An adequate force posture can actually dampen Iranian escalation prospects, weakness and irresolution can lead to more Iranian testing and meddling, not less.

  2. Sri Paravaikkarasu:

    It is a huge escalation in cost. But since the project is of a mega scale, we expect the investment to be staggered.

  3. Barack Obama:

    It's very important right now for us to make sure that both the Russians and the Turks are talking to each other to find out exactly what happened and take measures to discourage any kind of escalation, turkey, like every country, has the right to defend its territory and its airspace.

  4. Stephen Innes:

    Much the same could be true right now about the escalation of tariffs (and) with time, investors have managed to sidestep them and returned to the familiarity of focusing on the data, which in the case of the U.S. economy, still looks good.

  5. Kent Bacus:

    We believe that cooperation is a better path forward than escalation.


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