increment increment  /ˈɪn krə mənt/


  1. (n) a process of becoming larger or longer or more numerous or more important
  2. (n) the amount by which something increases



  1. Wage increment of the staff was on hold for over two years and the employees decided to go on a wildcat strike.
  2. The inflation has eaten into an employee's salary, and the increment given by the company is virtually notional.


  1. TIF amendment recommended

    MT. VERNON -- An amendment to the Tax Increment Financing Redevelopment Plan and Project for the Industrial Park Conservation Area was recommended by the TIF Joint Review Board on Wednesday. The scope of the project has changed in recent months from
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News

  2. Carbondale Council OKs TIF Projects, special permit

    CARBONDALE — Two popular eateries on South Illinois Avenue near SIU will use tax increment finance district incentives to improve their properties.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Southern Illinoisan

  3. District 150 Discusses TIF District with Peoria City Council

    PEORIA - Peoria District 150 hopes it can sit down with the Peoria city council and discuss tax increment financing districts before more are formed.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WMBD - FOX 43 Peoria


  1. Hugh Morris, managing director of England Cricket, said: "There is no doubt that Graham thoroughly deserves his increment contract. He has been a valuable contributor to the England set-up since making his debut earlier this summer."
    on Aug 1, 2009 By: Hugh Morris Source:

  2. "If we do not, then frankly we are denying ourselves globally an additional trillion dollars in economic activity," Rudd told a news conference on Saturday. "Doha has the potential to unleash a further increment of global growth."
    on Nov 13, 2009 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Economic Times

  3. Mike DiBiase, vice president and general manager of Computing Technologies for General Dynamics C4 Systems, said, "General Dynamics is an established Navy contractor with relevant programs such as the Automated Digital Network System, Increment III...
    on Jun 3, 2010 By: Mike DiBiase Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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