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increase in extent or intensity

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The response of many departments (particularly after well-publicized incidents) is to implement across-the-board restrictions on all uses of force and to emphasize an escalating force continuum.
I am deeply concerned about the tragic loss of life and escalating violence in the Middle East,'' Bush told reporters at the White House.
Board member Jose Huizar, who had questioned escalating legal costs and other managerial matters for months, said Romer notified him Thursday evening that he had terminated Kwalwasser.
From the digital transformation of health care and the "rapidly escalating tidal wave of the Internet" to getting ready for Gen-Xers, they share their insights on what they see on the horizon for physician executives.
15 cents/kWh (kilowatt hour), escalating annually at 1%.
In dealing with escalating fuel costs for the past two years, property managers have had to exercise creative measures in terms of maintaining budgets.
The other detrimental effect of escalating players' salaries is that the league has split into two classes - big-market and small.
Today's employers are struggling to minimize the impact associated with escalating medical insurance costs, as their employees face higher co-pays, fewer benefits, and skyrocketing insurance costs, with no end in sight," explained Todd Roberti, Chief Executive Officer of PHX.
In response to escalating gang activity in 1995 that began with the shooting of a gang member by a rival on a bicycle, Simi Valley established a gang task force and a unit in the Police Department to control local gangs.
This proposed clinical study follows promising results from a first quarter 2006 open-label, dose escalating Phase I clinical trial in the United Kingdom of EBS-A42 in which the protein elicited a statistically significant immune response at all dose levels and was well tolerated by participants with no subjects withdrawing due to an adverse event.
There were signs that the country's financial crisis was escalating.
These gentlemen were obviously escalating from straight street robberies to sexual assaults, and that greatly concerned us,'' Angeles said.
This resulted in space rents escalating from $70 to $100 per month.