increasing increasing  /ɪn ˈkri sɪŋ/


  1. (adj) becoming greater or larger
  2. (adj) music



  1. The lack of a clear answer about her blond ambition deepened divisions in the Prime Minister's ruling party and fed fears that her increasing influence could undermine it.
  2. Already, the increasing consumption of energy is leading to concerns about their energy security.
  3. The economic rise of China, India and other countries means resource-poor Japan faces increasing competition for commodities such as oil and metals.


  1. 8 Tips for Increasing Home Value

      Not all remodels are created equally when it comes to return-on-investment. Over the years, we have published great advice for increasing home value. The latest trends are not always the best investments! Simple, sound remodels seem to be the ticket. Have a look at these eight ideas. 
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Devils Lake Journal

  2. Increasing number say economic conditions right now are good

    Call it a mixed bag. They're still a minority, but an increasing number of Americans say economic conditions right now are good, according to a new national poll.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  3. Increasing morning traffic at Austin Straubel means new guidelines

    Austin Straubel airport director Tom Miller says increasing traffic at the airport means air travelers flying out in the mornings should now arrive earlier than in the past -- an hour and 15 minutes. Watch other top local, regional videos: Restaurant Week: Mustard Seed Cafe Unique clouds over Manitowoc during Monday's tornado warning Time lapse: Monday's storm over Appleton Storm watcher watches ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette


  1. "There's an increasing number of cases where there's no legal fig leaf," Jerome Cohen, a venerable China law expert at New York University who has advised Xue's wife, said in an interview before the verdict.
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: St Jerome Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "These policies have shown themselves time and time again to be the surest path to creating jobs, increasing commerce, and fostering progress," Bush said. "And this moment of global economic uncertainty would be precisely the wrong time to...
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  3. "Many of the necessary changes that have been identified, including increasing transparency, improving risk management and attaining better coordination among regulators could provide important support to the process of normalizing our financial...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Washington Post

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