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## in·cre·ment

(ĭn′krə-mənt, ĭng′-)
n.
1. The process of increasing in number, size, quantity, or extent.
2. Something added or gained: a force swelled by increments from allied armies.
3. A slight, often barely perceptible augmentation.
4. One of a series of regular additions or contributions: accumulating a fund by increments.
5. Mathematics A small positive or negative change in the value of a variable.

[Middle English, from Latin incrēmentum, from incrēscere, to increase; see increase.]

in′cre·men·tal′i·ty (-mĕn-tăl′ĭ-tē) n.

## increment

(ˈɪnkrɪmənt)
n
1. an increase or addition, esp one of a series
2. the act of increasing; augmentation
3. (Mathematics) maths a small positive or negative change in a variable or function. Symbol: Δ, as in Δx or Δf
[C15: from Latin incrēmentum growth, increase]

## in•cre•ment

(ˈɪn krə mənt, ˈɪŋ-)

n.
2. the act or process of increasing.
3. an amount by which something increases.
4. one of a series of regular additions: deposits in increments of \$500.
5.
a. the difference between two values of a variable; a change, positive, negative, or zero, in an independent variable.
b. the increase of a function due to an increase in the independent variable.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin incrēmentum an increase]
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## increment

noun Many teachers qualify for an annual increment.

## increment

noun
The amount by which something is increased:
Translations
عِلاوَه، زيادَه في الرّاتِب
zvýšení
stigning
hækkun
pieaugums
artışartma

## increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] N (in de)

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n

## increment

nZuwachs m, → Steigerung f; (in salary) → Gehaltserhöhung for -zulage f; (on scale) → Stufe f

## increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n (in salary) → aumento (Math) → incremento

## increment

(ˈiŋkrəmənt) noun
an increase especially in salary.

## in·cre·ment

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