One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of making or becoming more intense.‘the intensification of the conflict’‘the intensification of agriculture’
escalation, stepping up, boosting, increase, pickup, build-up, sharpening, strengthening, augmentation, concentration, reinforcementView synonyms
- ‘To think that an intensification will improve things is so absurd as to defy analysis.’
- ‘Political globalization refers to the intensification and expansion of political interrelations across the globe.’
- ‘The policy in this area will be based on intensification and extension of the tax base.’
- ‘Did changes in the intensification of farming lead to magnified problems?’
- ‘He added that for Irish rail services to develop there must an intensification, not a downgrading of operations.’
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