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English definition of “increase”

increase

verb [I/T]  /ɪnˈkris, ˈɪn·kris/ us  
to become or make something larger or greater: [T] They’ve increased the price of gas by two cents a gallon. [I] Pressure is increasing to make health insurance more widely available.
(Definition of increase verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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