more and more

adverb

Definition of more and more

: to a progressively increasing extent

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That seems counterintuitive, given that more and more sales are moving online, while Britain’s impending divorce from the European Union weighs on shoppers’ sentiment. Washington Post, "Department Stores Are Dead? Nobody Told Primark," 18 Sep. 2019 Along the way, as his team gained more and more momentum, so did those letters, an acronym becoming an identity. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, "Chargers face Lions embracing the pressure of defending their NFL road warrior title," 14 Sep. 2019 What more and more developers are now realizing is that there's no reason their games can't appeal to both groups. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Every game should copy Death Stranding’s “Very Easy Mode”," 13 Sep. 2019 Redman believes more and more research will focus on prevention in at-risk girls, like those who are insulin-resistant or whose mothers or sisters have PCOS. Mary Claire Lagroue, SELF, "Why Is PCOS Still So Hard for Doctors to Understand?," 12 Sep. 2019 Since then, not only have these companies changed their policies, but more and more companies are joining our national coalition fighting for stronger gun laws. Shannon Watts For Cnn Business Perspectives, CNN, "Corporate America is taking a stand against gun violence. It's about time," 9 Sep. 2019 My legs were disintegrating, but more and more people were following in my footsteps. Ady Barkan, Time, "How My Dying Body Could Help Give Yours a Future," 9 Sep. 2019 Freshmen Democrats who are holding out on impeachment are facing more and more pressure. NBC News, "Tuesday's special election in North Carolina could reveal clues about 2020," 9 Sep. 2019 The suits accuse drugmakers of emphasizing the benefits of prescription painkillers while downplaying their addictive risks at the same time more and more Americans were dying of overdoses. Eric Heisig, cleveland.com, "Generic opioid maker Mallinckrodt agrees to $30 million settlement with Cuyahoga, Summit counties," 6 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of more and more

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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12 Oct 2019

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