Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of increase.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. becoming greater or larger.
  • adj. same as growing, 1.
  • adj. increasing in some musical quality. Opposite of decreasing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. becoming greater or larger
  • adj. music

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Examples

  • March 9th, 2010 NEW DELHI - Lawyers in the five trial courts here will observe a one-day strike Thursday to protest what they term increasing corruption in the judiciary, a lawyers 'association said.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • She blames the lack of Islamic literature for female followers and provisions for women at mosques for what she describes as an increasing terrorist threat from women.

    Muslim women: beyond the stereotype

  • A prominent academic has resigned from the State University of New York Board of Trustees amid what he called the increasing political tension over the shifting role of charter schools across the state.

    SUNY Official Resigns Over Charter Issue

  • In his remarks to the council, President Obama said he is concerned about what he called an "increasing bifurcation" in the U.S. economy, and what he called a "whole swath of employment" that will not be returning, requiring Americans to re-train.

    Obama Speaks to Jobs Council

  • The letter, released to the news media by the governor's office, also repeated Perry's request to meet with Obama and his secretaries of homeland security and defense to discuss what he described as the increasing danger along the border.

    Texas gov. asks Obama for more troops for Texas-Mexico border

  • Michael Byers--I'll spare you further links on these maudits idiots unless requested, which is campaigning against what it calls the increasing integration of the U.S. and Canadian militaries, is raising concerns about the deal.

    Daimnation!: The Yanks are coming!

  • “North Korea said Tuesday that it will conduct a nuclear test to bolster its self-defense capability amid what it calls increasing U.S. hostility toward the communist regime,” the AP reports.

    Think Progress » ThinkFast: October 3, 2006

  • North Korea says the test is meant to bolster self-defense amid what it calls increasing U.S. hostility toward its communist regime.

    CNN Transcript Oct 3, 2006

  • PIETERSBURG, South Africa (Sapa-AP) - A white-led agriculture group wants to meet with President Nelson Mandela to discuss what it called increasing crime and attacks in rural communities.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The court added that his execution would act as a deterrent to what it called the increasing number of

    Progressive Bloggers

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