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increase

US [ɪnˈkris]
UK [ɪnˈkriːs]
  • n.增加;增长;增多
  • v.增加;增多
  • Web增大;繁殖;提高
Simple Present:increases  Present Participle:increasing  Past Tense:increased  
Increase
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)增长,增多;增加to become or to make sth greater in amount, number, value, etc.
The population has increased from 1.2 million to 1.8 million.
人口已从 120 万增加到了 180 万。
increasing levels of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere
地球大气层中日益增多的二氧化碳含量
The price of oil increased.
石油价格上涨了。
Oil increased in price.
石油价格上涨了。
The rate of inflation increased by 2%.
通货膨胀率增长了 2%。
Disability increases with age(= the older sb is, the more likely they are to be disabled) .
身体机能随着年龄退化。
We need to increase productivity.
我们需要提高生产力。
They've increased the price by 50%.
他们已经把价格提高了 50%。
n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (in sth)
增长;增多;增加a rise in the amount, number or value of sth
an increase in spending
开支的增长
an increase of 2p in the pound on income tax
所得税每英镑增加 2 便士
an increase of nearly 20%
近 20% 的增长
a significant/substantial increase in sales
销售量的显著╱可观增长
price/tax/wage increases
价格╱税额╱工资的上涨
Homelessness is on the increase(= increasing) .
无家可归者越来越多。

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