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  • adv. increasing in amount or intensity

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. More and more.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an increasing manner; growingly: as, increasingly uncomfortable.

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

  • adv. advancing in amount or intensity


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  • With the name increasingly being bandied about on soccer forums and in foreign publications, the media embargo was strained to the breaking point.

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  • The phrase "increasingly concerned" - was also used by Amano in his remarks to the board Monday.

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  • The phrase "increasingly concerned" has not appeared in previous reports discussing Iran's alleged nuclear weapons work and reflects the frustration felt by IAEA chief Yukiya Amano over the lack of progress in his investigations.

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  • With the term increasingly regarded as a slur, West Virginia's House of Delegates unanimously approved a measure Monday to erase the phrase "mentally retarded" from the state's law books.

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  • This is the label increasingly in common circulation for the process by which the government, including Minister Ray Burke (later jailed for corruption) changed the terms of energy exploration licenses so that energy companies now pay no royalties and very little tax in comparison with any other country in the world.

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  • He said last week he would set up a studio in Germany to show his work, to avoid what he called an increasingly difficult situation in his homeland.

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  • In Washington Tuesday, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said it is regrettable that the Syrian president is not heeding what she called the "increasingly loud voice of the international community."

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  • Huawei announced plans to scale back its business in Iran this month as a result of what it called an "increasingly complex situation" there.

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  • At the center of the U.S. government's effort is what it calls the increasingly common practice of pursuing debts that have expired under statutes of limitation.

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  • CATHOLIC Knights of the Order of St. Mulumba yesterday took to the streets of Enugu to protest what they described as the increasingly permissive attitude of Nigerian government and citizens towards abortion and related vices.

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