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increasing

[in-kree-sing] /ɪnˈkri sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
growing larger or greater; enlarging; augmenting.
2.
Mathematics. (of a function) having the property that for any two points in the domain such that one is larger than the other, the image of the larger point is greater than or equal to the image of the smaller point; nondecreasing.
Compare decreasing (def 2).
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; see increase, -ing2
Related forms
increasingly, adverb
unincreasing, adjective
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