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in technical support, to transfer a telephone caller to the next higher level of authority

The tech 1 escalated the caller to a tech 2.

to increase (something) in extent or intensity; to intensify or step up

The shooting escalated the existing hostility.

to keep increasing
If a bad situation escalates or if someone or something escalates it, it becomes greater in size, seriousness, or intensity. Both unions and management fear the dispute could escalate The protests escalated into five days of rioting Defeat could cause one side or other to escalate the conflict. + escalation escalations es·ca·la·tion The threat of nuclear escalation remains. a sudden escalation of violence
increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing
To intensify To wage a wider war
To "Escalate" is to bring an issue to the attention of a Supervisor, Manager, or General Manager
increase in extent or intensity; "The Allies escalated the bombing"
The process of handing a call to a supervisor when the enquiry is outside the agent's delegation, when the enquiry/situation is too complex for the agent to deal with or when the customer asks to speak with someone more senior (See refer and transfer )
{f} make worse, aggravate; raise, increase
escalate violence
increase violence
escalation
a deliberate or premeditated increase in the violence or geographic scope of a conflict
de-escalate
reduce the level or intensity or size or scope of; "de-escalate a crisis"
de-escalate
diminish in size, scope, or intensity; "The war of words between them de-escalated with time"
de-escalate
diminish in size, scope, or intensity; "The war of words between them de-escalated with time
escalated
{s} increased, intensified, heightened
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past of escalate
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continuously increasing
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Present participle of to escalate
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{s} aggravating; increasing
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Annuity payments increase each year in order to reduce the effects of inflation at the cost of a lower initial income
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The right reserved by the lender to increase the amount of the payments and/or interest upon the happening of a certain event
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(synonym/can be used interchangeably with Provocation): Any act of violence or resistance by the Palestinians
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Refers to the increase in benefit (usually annual) payable during the payment term of an insurance claim that is not settled via a lump sum payment For example, claims under an Income Protection Policy might escalate annually in line with the Retail Price Index
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Passing information and/or requesting action on an Incident, Problem or Change to more senior staff (hierarchical escalation) or other specialists (functional escalation) The circumstances in which either vertical escalation for information/authority to apply further resources or horizontal escalation for greater functional involvement need to be precisely described, so that the purpose of the escalation and the nature of the required response is absolutely clear to all parties as the escalation occurs Escalation rules will be geared to priority targets Functional Escalation is sometimes called Referral
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Escalation is an increase in intensity of a conflict According to Dean Pruitt and Jeffery Rubin (1986, 7-8), as a conflict escalates, the disputants change from relatively gentle opposition to heavier, more confrontational tactics The number of parties tends to increase, as do the number of issues, and the breadth of the issues (that is, issues change from ones which are very specific to more global concerns) Lastly disputants change from not only wanting to win themselves, but also wanting to hurt the opponent While conflicts escalate quickly and easily, de-escalation, a diminishing of intensity, is often much harder to achieve
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Escalation is an increase in the intensity of a conflict When a conflict escalates, the people involved (disputants) move from gently opposing positions to more forceful, confrontational tactics The number of parties involved may increase, and the number of issues under discussion may grow Also, when a dispute escalates, the parties may want more than just to win-they may also want to hurt their opponent Conflict can escalate quickly but may take much longer to calm down, or de-escalate
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The process of increasing the stated urgency or priority of an incident so that it gets more attention
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A clause, usually in long-term supply contracts, which provides for periodic price adjustment based on variations in any or all cost factors "Escalating prices" are the opposite of "firm" prices, which are not subject to change over the life of a contract
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an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities
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{i} increase, intensification
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Increasing the level of fighting
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Process of forwarding a User’s support call to an expert Support Representative or one of the application’s developers
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Demanding the total repayment of a debt When a homeowner does not make payments on time, there comes a point when the lender can demand the loan be paid off in full
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an increase to counteract a perceived discrepancy; "higher wages caused an escalation of prices"; "there was a gradual escalation of hostilities"
escalation
an increase or rise, especially one to counteract a perceived discrepancy
escalation
The act of advancing an issue to the next appropriate level for resolution
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