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incrementnoun [C]

us   /ˈɪn·krə·mənt, ˈɪŋ-/
one of a series of amounts that increase a total: She was in the habit of saving in small increments each week.
incremental
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˌɪn·krəˈment·əl, ˌɪŋ-/
Workers were promised two incremental pay increases a year.
(Definition of increment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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incrementnoun [C]

uk   /ˈɪnkrəmənt/ us  
HR a regular increase in the amount that someone is paid: Most staff will receive an annual increment. There are six-monthly salary increments during the two-year training period.
one of a series of increases: in increments of sth The vouchers are sold in increments of €10 from a minimum purchase of €20 to a maximum of €200. The speed of the machine can be increased by small increments.
(Definition of increment from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “increment”
in Vietnamese sự tăng lương…
in Spanish incremento, aumento…
in Malaysian kenaikan…
in Thai การเพิ่มขึ้น…
in French augmentation…
in German der Zuwachs (die Lohnerhöhung)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增加,增長…
in Russian прибавка, прирост…
in Turkish artma, artış, zam…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增加,增长…
in Indonesian peningkatan…
in Polish przyrost, wzrost…
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