adverb Date: 14th century to an increasing degree <
an increasingly dangerous situation

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  • Increasingly — In*creas ing*ly, adv. More and more. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • increasingly — [in krēs′iŋ lē] adv. more and more; to an ever increasing degree * * * See increasable. * * * …   Universalium

  • increasingly — (adv.) late 14c., from increasing (see INCREASE (Cf. increase)) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • increasingly — [adv] to a greater extent more, more and more, progressively, with acceleration; concept 772 Ant. decreasingly, less …   New thesaurus

  • increasingly — [in krēs′iŋ lē] adv. more and more; to an ever increasing degree …   English World dictionary

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  • increasingly — [[t]ɪnkri͟ːsɪŋli[/t]] ♦♦ ADV: ADV adj, ADV with v, ADV with cl You can use increasingly to indicate that a situation or quality is becoming greater in intensity or more common. He was finding it increasingly difficult to make decisions... There… …   English dictionary

  • increasingly */*/*/ — UK [ɪnˈkriːsɪŋlɪ] / US [ɪnˈkrɪsɪŋlɪ] adverb more and more over a period of time Her job has become increasingly difficult. Increasingly, people are retiring younger. • Collocations: Adjectives frequently used with increasingly ▪  common,… …   English dictionary

  • increasingly — Ⅰ. increase UK US /ɪnˈkriːs/ verb [I or T] ► to become larger in amount or size, or to make something do this: increase by sth »Sales have increased by 10%. increase to sth »Our gross margin increased to 24%. increase in price/size/value »Over… …   Financial and business terms

  • increasingly — adv. Increasingly is used with these adjectives: ↑absorbed, ↑abstract, ↑active, ↑aggressive, ↑agitated, ↑alarmed, ↑angry, ↑annoyed, ↑anxious, ↑apparent, ↑authoritarian, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • increasingly — in|creas|ing|ly W2 [ınˈkri:sıŋli] adv more and more all the time ▪ Marketing techniques are becoming increasingly sophisticated. ▪ Increasingly, young people distrust all forms of government …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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