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Escalation Ladder; Escalate; Escalation (disambiguation); Escalation (film); Escalation (1968 film)

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Escalation is the process of increasing or rising, derived from the concept of an escalator. Specific uses of the term include:
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If a bad situation escalates or if someone or something escalates it, it becomes greater in size, seriousness, or intensity. (JOURNALISM)
Both unions and management fear the dispute could escalate...
The protests escalated into five days of rioting...
Defeat could cause one side or other to escalate the conflict.
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escalation (escalations)
The threat of nuclear escalation remains.
...a sudden escalation of violence.
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Escalation

Escalation is the process of increasing or rising, derived from the concept of an escalator. Specific uses of the term include:

  • Cost escalation, an increase in the price of goods
  • Conflict escalation, an increase in the intensity of a conflict
  • Escalation of commitment, an aspect of game theory
  • Privilege escalation, a computer security process
  • Technological escalation, a technological version of an arms race
Pronunciation examples for escalation
1. de-escalation.
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2. I know that de-escalation as de-escalation
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3. Third: escalation of expectations.
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4. to actually allow escalation
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5. So there's an escalation.
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Examples of use of escalation
1. "The latest escalation began with the kidnapping, and the escalation must end with an end to the kidnapping," he said.
2. "We strongly condemn the dangerous Israeli escalation.
3. "I strongly condemn this escalation," Annan said.
4. Encourages Israeli Restraint to Avoid Escalation U.S.
5. The most frightening aspect of this war is that the logic for escalation is far stronger than the logic for de–escalation.