Definition of increased
: made or become greater : augmented at increased risk for heart disease
Examples of increased in a Sentence
an increased concentration of sugar in the bloodstream
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The exchanges suspended withdrawals almost four months ago following increased scrutiny from Chinese authorities amid concerns of capital flight and money laundering.
All of that money is being spent to support the city's 911 center, but the tax increase freed up a similar amount of money in other city funds that Emanuel's administration has used to cover increased contributions to the laborers pensions.
Ms. Tran had raised $50 million to set up a suit factory in Ho Chi Minh City, betting on the increased access to markets like the U.S. that the Trans-Pacific Partnership was supposed to bring.
The increased rates would have been phased in, rising at first to 2.9 percent, 4.9 percent and 5.2 percent.
Another mechanism, first reported in 2013, showed increased circulation of naturally occurring endocannabinoid molecules in the sleep deprived.
With the passing of decades, Mr. Severson lamented the increased commercialization of surfing and especially its marketing to the wealthy.
Attendees should expect to see an increased security presence at the festival.
In general, throughout the study, therapists, family, and friends commented on his increased language and desire for more social interaction.
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