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"Increased" is a form of "increase", a transitive verb which is often translated as "aumentar". "More" is an adjective which is often translated as "más". Learn more about the difference between "increased" and "more" below.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to make greater)
a. aumentar
The factory has increased production during the last year.La fábrica ha aumentado su producción durante el último año.
b. subir
The company increased the prices of its products.La compañía subió los precios de sus productos.
c. incrementar
The demand increases the supply.La demanda incrementa la oferta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to become greater)
a. aumentar
Camera quality on smartphones has increased thanks to new technology.La calidad de las cámaras en los teléfonos inteligentes aumentó gracias a nuevas tecnologías.
b. subir
Temperatures are increasing at a rapid pace.Las temperaturas están subiendo a un paso muy rápido.
c. incrementarse
Salaries have increased by 25% since 2002.Los salarios se han incrementado en un 25 % desde 2002.
d. crecer
Businesses have increased in number but not in size.Los negocios han crecido en número pero no en tamaño.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (rise)
a. el aumento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The crime increase in 2015 is a reason for serious concern.El aumento de la criminalidad en 2015 es un motivo de preocupación grave.
b. la subida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The tax increase will have an enormous impact on society.La subida de los impuestos tendrá un gran impacto social.
c. el incremento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There was an increase in sales of 50% over the previous year.Se produjo un incremento del 50 % en las ventas con respecto al año anterior.
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more(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (additional)
a. más
We need more sugar to make the cookies.Necesitamos más azúcar para hacer las galletas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (in comparisons)
a. más
This movie is more interesting than your book.Esta película es más interesante que tu libro.
3. (to a greater extent)
a. más
Could you behave more politely?¿Podrías comportarte con más educación?
4. (longer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He does not live here any more.Ya no vive aquí.
We will meet them no more.No volveremos a encontrarnos con ellos.
5. (again)
a. más
I won't do it any more; I promise.No lo haré más, lo prometo.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
6. (additional)
a. más
Children, don't fight over the pencils! There are lots more in the box.¡Niños, no se peleen por los lápices! Hay muchos más en la caja.
7. (in comparisons)
a. más
You spent more than me at the mall.Gastaste más que yo en el centro comercial.
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