re-escalate

re-escalate

(riːˈɛskəˌleɪt)
vb (tr)
to escalate again
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However, president Trump's decision to re-escalate the trade conflict with China completely changed the outlook.
According to SandP, "[r]isks to external financing and exchange rate volatility are back on the radar as trade tensions re-escalate.
Yet, the remarkable turnaround since then now looks very fragile again with potential key downside risks in play that could re-escalate tensions.
Yet the remarkable turnaround now looks very fragile, with potential key downsides in play that could re-escalate tensions.
Collapse of National Unity Government may re-escalate civil war in Afghanistan, resulting in the mass migration of Afghan population to Pakistan.
The outcome of diplomatic activity in the coming months is hard to predict, and tensions could re-escalate quickly if the US feels that summit diplomacy is not achieving its aim of denuclearization.
"The outcome of diplomatic activity in the coming months is difficult to predict, and tensions could re-escalate quickly if the United States feels that summit diplomacy is not achieving its aim of denuclearization," said the director.
He said the country did not need another brutal conflict where hundreds of thousands of people perished in the North as well as in the South, in a long painful 26 years and the on-going initiative was to eliminate the residual conditions that would re-escalate into a bloody war.
He added that "Israel aims to re-escalate the situation in the Palestinian territories".
These preconditions can not only bring down the negotiation process, but also re-escalate the tension and confrontation, which is unacceptable," the President said.