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increases

verb
present tense third-person singular of increase

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 to become greater in extent, volume, amount, or number
  • the number of Internet users increased exponentially during the 1990s

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increases

noun
plural of increase

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1 something added (as by growth)
  • shortly after he turned 12, he had a sudden height increase

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2 the act or process of becoming greater in number
  • the increase in the number of students enrolled at the school was very gradual

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