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1increase/ɪnˈkriːs/verb
increasesincreasedincreasing
1increase
/ɪnˈkriːs/
verb
increasesincreasedincreasing
Learner's definition of INCREASE  
[no object]  : to become larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
[+ object]  : to make (something) larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
— opposite decrease

— increased

adjective

— increasing

adjective
2increase/ˈɪnˌkriːs/noun
pluralincreases
2increase
/ˈɪnˌkriːs/
noun
pluralincreases
Learner's definition of INCREASE  
: the act of becoming larger or of making something larger or greater in size, amount, number, etc.
[count]
[noncount]
[count]  : the amount by which something is made larger or greater
— opposite decrease

on the increase

: becoming more in size, amount, number, etc. : increasing
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