Meaning of “increment” in the English Dictionary

"increment" in American English

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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.
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)

"increment" in Business English

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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)