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escalation

[‚es·kə′lā·shən]
(industrial engineering)
Provision in actual or estimated costs for inflational increases in the costs of equipment, materials, labor, and so on, over those specified in an original contract.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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