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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (growth)
a. increase
Ha habido un incremento en los precios de la gasolina.There has been an increase in the price of gasoline.
b. rise
El incremento del desempleo está afectando la economía.The rise in unemployment is affecting the economy.
c. increment
Esperamos un incremento en nuestro salario a partir de enero.We expect an increment in our salary from January on.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de precios, actividad)
a. increase
2. (de temperatura)
a. rise
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[de conocimiento] increase; gain; [de precio, sueldo, productividad] increase; rise
tomar incremento to increase
incremento de temperatura rise in temperature
incremento salarial pay rise
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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