escalation

  

Definition

Increase in price, specially due to inflation.

Use escalation in a sentence

  • The price of a supply may take a rapid escalation and you will have to raise the prices of your product which may anger the customers.

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  • The escalation of the good was higher than expected so we had to revise our forecast for next years earnings.

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  • There was a huge escalation in the amount of fastballs the pitcher threw to the batter and it effected the way the batter approached his plate appearance.

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