more and more

adverb

Definition of more and more 

: to a progressively increasing extent

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In a district where more and more mid-rise to high-rise projects are getting built, Mosey decided to keep this one small scale in line with the existing urban fabric along Fourth. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "Eco Homes adds single-family homes in Detroit's Midtown," 29 June 2018 As an increasing number of Americans enter their retirement, more and more people will seek help in their daily lives. Don Reisinger, Fortune, "New Service for Seniors Promises 'On-Demand Grandkids'," 25 June 2018 Hooper has begun fielding more and more calls from medical professionals interested in launching similar programs at their institutions. Talia Richman, baltimoresun.com, "Johns Hopkins among institutions embracing 'rapid autopsies'," 20 June 2018 Plus, more and more Republicans are seeing success running on the Trump agenda in 2018. Fox News, "Rep. Cuellar on battle over separating families at border," 19 June 2018 Tuesday’s primaries reinforce the major political story of the last three years: the Republican Party is becoming more and more Trumpized. Jeet Heer, The New Republic, "The Republican Party is becoming Trumpier and Trumpier in the primaries.," 13 June 2018 Voters have been becoming more and more independent for years. John Wildermuth, San Francisco Chronicle, "Republicans are now a third ‘party’ in California as voter totals shrink," 1 June 2018 Since the 1980s, the national party organizations have become the dominant political players, controlling more and more money and messaging. Lee Drutman, Vox, "America has local political institutions but nationalized politics. This is a problem.," 31 May 2018 Photography gets more and more deeply embedded in our lives. Mark Feeney, BostonGlobe.com, "At Yale: on the threshold and under the volcano," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of more and more

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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28 Sep 2018

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