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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 ​payincreases a ​year.
(Definition of increment from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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incrementnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪnkrəmənt/
HR a ​regularincrease in the ​amount that someone is ​paid: Most ​staff will receive an ​annual increment. There are six-monthly salary increments during the two-year ​trainingperiod.
one of a ​series of ​increases: in increments of sth The ​vouchers are ​sold in increments of €10 from a ​minimumpurchase 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 Spanish aumento…
in Vietnamese sự tăng lương…
in Malaysian kenaikan…
in Thai การเพิ่มขึ้น…
in French augmentation…
in German der Zuwachs (die Lohnerhöhung)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增加,增长…
in Turkish artma, artış, zam…
in Russian прибавка, прирост…
in Indonesian peningkatan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增加,增長…
in Polish przyrost, wzrost…
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