escalate

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[ˈeskəleɪt]
[ˈɛskəˌlet]

vt.

vi.

网 络
  • 逐步升高;
  • 逐步上升;
  • 逐步增强;
  • 使逐步升级
1. V-ERG (使)扩大;(使)恶化;(使)升级 If a bad situation escalates or if someone or something escalates it, it becomes greater in size, seriousness, or intensity. 
  • Both unions and management fear the dispute could escalate...

    工会和管理层都担心争端会恶化。

  • The protests escalated into five days of rioting...

    抗议升级为为期5天的骚乱。

  • Defeat could cause one side or other to escalate the conflict.

    失败可能会导致其中一方将冲突升级。

escalation
  • The threat of nuclear escalation remains.

    核升级的威胁仍旧存在。

  • ...a sudden escalation of violence.

    暴力事件的突然恶化

vt. & vi.

1. (使)逐步升级; (使)逐步扩大

  • The government escalated the war by starting to bomb enemy cities.
  • 政府开始轰炸敌方的城市, 使战争进一步扩大。

2. (使)更高, (使)更大

  • The cost of living is escalating.
  • 生活费用在迅速上涨。
Verb

1. increase in extent or intensity;

  • "The Allies escalated the bombing"

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