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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]
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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.
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increment

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

increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] N (in de)
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increment

[ˈɪnkrɪmənt] n
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increment

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

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

(ˈiŋkrəmənt) noun
an increase especially in salary.
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in·cre·ment

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References in classic literature ?
Their increment became yearly more and more unearned.
And every year, every month, came some new increment to human achievement, a new country opened up, new mines, new scientific discoveries, a new machine!
Now, after making the usual unjust allowance for interest on thirty pounds for twelve years or so that had elapsed, the sale of the picture would have brought me in a profit of over seven hundred and fifty pounds, an unearned increment to which I had no righteous claim.
Now that which is of divine birth has a period which is contained in a perfect number, but the period of human birth is comprehended in a number in which first increments by involution and evolution (or squared and cubed) obtaining three intervals and four terms of like and unlike, waxing and waning numbers, make all the terms commensurable and agreeable to one another.
School and Mass Education Minister Sameer Ranjan Das said, "We had asked the authorities to furnish a report on the poor performance but no report or specific views on the matter was received, following which we came out with the orders to stop annual increment."
It is pertinent to mention here that for the first time no increment in the salaries of government employees of grade 21 and 22 was made.
Executives of Pag-IBIG Fund clarified that the pay raise for its officers and employees was not an increase in salary rates, which require approval from Malacanang - but merely salary step increments to address years of inflation, in accordance with Pag-IBIG's Compensation Plan.
On consecutive two-day leave without approval teacher would face deduction from salary and suspension of increment for one year.
Speaking to a flour, margarine and sugar distributor, Joseph Kwabena Bempeh Jnr, he explained that for the past three years, there has not been any increment in the cost of flour, which was sold at GHS130, but last year (2018), the flour producers realised they are incurring losses since the cedi was depreciating against the dollar, hence, they increased the prices.
On Thursday, Mr Atwoli stated that the recent increment will only serve to make the cost of direct essential commodities, housing and transport to go up.He said that the increment will put a strain on the already overburdened taxpayers who are still struggling to pay fares, with the ongoing crackdown and implementation of the stringent "Michuki rules" in the transport sector.
According to the report, changes in the minimum wage policy would have a positive impact on private consumption, increasing between 0.3 and 0.4 percentage points in gradual increment, while 0.6 points in one-off increment.

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