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escalation Explained

escalation at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['eskə'leıʃən]

escalation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "escalation":
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

escalation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

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

escalation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

* Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

Etymology

Inter: back-form » escalator

Noun

Inter: wikipedi » a
Inter: en-nou » n
  • an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy
    1. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2012
    |date=April 19
    |author=Josh Halliday
    |title=Free speech haven or lawless cesspool – can the internet be civilised?
    |work=the Guardian
    |url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/apr/19/free-speech-haven-lawless-cesspool
    |page=
    |passage=Thousands of violent videos are still available on the internet, according to Alexander, who claims they lead to an escalation in offline tensions between rival gangs. "I believe some young people are losing their lives as result of this material on the internet," she said.
    1. a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict

      Derived terms

      * escalation plan

      Related terms

      * de-escalation

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|повишаване|n|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » bg|покачване|n|sc=Cyrl
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eskalation|f

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|повышение|n|tr=povyšénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|увеличение|n|tr=uveličénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|рост|m|tr=rost|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|ескалация|f|sc=Cyrl
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|升級|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|升级|tr=shēngjí|sc=Hani
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|escalade|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Eskalation|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|エスカレーション|tr=esukarēshon|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|эскалация|f|tr=eskalácija|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|обострение|n|tr=obostrénije|sc=Cyrl
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|escalada|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Italian

    Etymology

    Inter: etyl » en|it

    Noun

    Inter: head » it|noun|g=f Inter: in » v
  • escalation (all senses)

    Anagrams

    * anelastico

  • Translation: et » escalation
    Translation: el » escalation
    Translation: fr » escalation
    Translation: ko » escalation
    Translation: io » escalation
    Translation: it » escalation
    Translation: hu » escalation
    Translation: pl » escalation
    Translation: fi » escalation
    Translation: sv » escalation
    Translation: ta » escalation
    Translation: vi » escalation
    Translation: zh » escalation