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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, reinforcementheightening, deepening, broadening, widening, extension, expansion, amplification, magnification, enlargementaggravation, exacerbation, worsening, deterioration, compoundingView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘Political globalization refers to the intensification and expansion of political interrelations across the globe.’
- ‘To think that an intensification will improve things is so absurd as to defy analysis.’
- ‘The policy in this area will be based on intensification and extension of the tax base.’
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