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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: incrementum, from increscere; INCREASE1

increment

noun
     
Related topics: Business, Wages
in‧cre‧ment [countable]
1BEW a regular increase in the amount of money someone is paid:
a salary of £18,000, with annual increments of 2.5%
2B formal the amount by which a number, value, or amount increases

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