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Increased Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • made greater in size or amount or degree

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* Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* It is an error to imagine that evolution signifies a constant tendency to increased perfection. That process undoubtedly involves a constant remodelling of the organism in adaptation to new conditions but it depends on the nature of those conditions whether the directions of the modifications effected shall be upward or downward. - Thomas Huxley

* My father always told me that all businessmen were sons of bitches, but I never believed it till now. (On steel industry executives who increased prices) - John Fitzgerald Kennedy

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Increased Sample Sentences in News

  • White House backs increased Venezuela sanctions
    The White House would support increased sanctions against Venezuela, a US administration official said in a Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday. Failed efforts from Latin American allies to reform the government of Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro have led President Barack Obama to switch his stance on increased sanctions, national security adviser Antony Blin Read more on this news related to 'Increased'
  • United’s October revenue, capacity growth best in Latin America
    United’s consolidated traffic and capacity increased slightly in October and on a year-to-date basis, while its load factor remained almost the same. Read more on this news related to 'Increased'
  • Russia's increased military air activity in Baltic region poses risk to aviation
    NATO's chief says Russia's increased military activity in the skies above the Baltic region is "unjustified" and poses a risk to civil aviation because aircraft regularly fail to file flight plans or communicate with air controllers. Read more on this news related to 'Increased'

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