Translation of "increase" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I or T ] uk us /ɪnˈkriːs/

to (make something) become larger in amount or size

Incidents of armed robbery have increased over the last few years. 持械抢劫案近几年增多了。
The cost of the project has increased dramatically/significantly since it began. 该项目自开始以来成本就急剧上升。
Gradually increase the temperature to boiling point. 逐步加热至沸点。
Increased/Increasing efforts are being made to end the dispute. 正在尽更大努力来结束这场争端。
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(Translation of “increase verb” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)