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Spanish translation of “increase”

increase

verb /inˈkriːs/
to (cause to) grow in size, number etc
aumentar
The number of children in this school has increased greatly in recent years.
increasingly adverb more and more
cada vez más
It became increasingly difficult to find helpers.
on the increase becoming more frequent or becoming greater
en aumento
Acts of violence are on the increase.
(Definition of increase from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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