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increase

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ɪnˈkriːs/
B1 to get bigger or to make something bigger in size or amount: Eating fatty food increases the risk of heart disease. Exports of computers have increased by 15% since January. increased demand/competition Her anxieties are shared by an increasing number of women. →  Opposite decrease Increasing and intensifying
Translations of “increase”
in Korean 증가하다, 커지다…
in Arabic يَزيد…
in French (s’)accroître…
in Turkish art(ır)mak, çoğal(t)mak…
in Italian aumentare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增大, 增加, 增強…
in Russian увеличивать(ся)…
in Polish zwiększać (się), wzrastać…
in Spanish aumentar…
in Portuguese aumentar…
in German zunehmen…
in Catalan augmentar…
in Japanese ~が増える, ~を増やす…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增大, 增加, 增强…
(Definition of increase verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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