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escalations, plural;
  1. A rapid increase; a rise
    • - cost escalations
  2. An increase in the intensity or seriousness of something; an intensification
    • - an escalation of violence

  1. an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
  2. (escalate) increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing"
  3. Escalation is the phenomenon of something getting more intense step by step, for example a quarrel, or, notably, military presence and nuclear armament during the Cold War. (Compare to escalator, a device that lifts something to a higher level. ...
  4. (Escalate) An escalator is a moving staircase – a conveyor transport device for carrying people between floors of a building. The device consists of a motor-driven chain of individual, linked steps that move up or down on tracks, allowing the step treads to remain horizontal.
  5. an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy; a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict
  6. (Escalations) come in two basic flavors:
  7. (escalations) Workflow that checks at specified times or at regular intervals to see if there are any entries matching a specified condition and performs specified operations on all matching entries. ...
  8. (Escalate) To communicate a problem to a higher level of management for solution.  [R. Black]
  9. The mechanism in a lease which increases the rent, usually annually. May be set forth in fixed steps, tied to increases in operating expense, or to increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).
  10. Determination of price adjustments based on increases or decreases to indexes specifically identified in the contract.
  11. The act of advancing an issue to the next appropriate level for resolution.
  12. A clause in a lease providing for an increased rental at a future time. May be accomplished by several types of clauses, such as: (1) fixed increases — a clause which calls for a definite, periodic rental increase; (2) cost of living — a clause which ties the rent to a government cost of living ...
  13. When an annuity payment is automatically increased at regular intervals by a fixed percentage rate.
  14. Escalation is an increase in the intensity of a conflict. When a conflict escalates, the people involved (disputants) move from gently opposing positions to more forceful, confrontational tactics. The number of parties involved may increase, and the number of issues under discussion may grow. ...
  15. Option on annuity-based Care Plans to enable income to increase each year
  16. discusses the concepts and techniques on how to escalate in our interaction with women that sets the foundation for the close.
  17. Sending an order request or invoice to another user for resolution when the original user has not responded for a certain period of time.
  18. If an approval is not completed within the specified time, the approval is escalated and additional approvers, the escalation approvers, are added to the approval.
  19. Passing information and/or requesting action on an incident, problem or change to more senior staff (hierarchical escalation) or other specialists (functional escalation). ...
  20. The rate of price increase for a specific good or service. Also see inflation.
  21. the process of directing an unresolved complaint to someone else, and typically someone more senior, in the supplier organisation.
  22. The raising of some item, such as the interest rate or size of installment payments. The right to escalate the interest rate or size of payment may be given by contract to the lender under specified conditions.
  23. The process of advancing deduction and dispute resolution activities to a supervisor when assigned tasks are not completed within corporate performance (cycle time) standards
  24. An amount or percentage by which a contract price may be adjusted if specified contingencies occur, such as changes in the supplier's raw material or labor costs.
  25. An increase in the cost of performing construction work, resulting from performing the work in a later period of time and at a cost higher than originally anticipated in the bid.