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increase by leaps and bounds

Fig. to increase or grow by large increments. (See also gain by leaps and bounds.) The price of our stock is increasing by leaps and bounds.
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increase in something

to grow or expand in some quality. He increased in stature and wisdom. The tree increased in size every year.
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increase something by something

to enlarge something by an amount or degree. They increased the size of the house by two hundred square feet. The engine size on the new model has been increased by a small amount.
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increase something (from something) (to something)

to enlarge something from something to something bigger; to enlarge something from one size to a larger size. We plan to increase sales from four million to six million dollars. I increased my bid to two thousand from one thousand.

on the increase

Growing, especially in frequency of occurrence, as in Violent crime is on the increase. [Mid-1700s]
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on the increase

Increasing, especially in frequency of occurrence: Crime is on the increase.
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All covers also provide ballistic protection, standard being Level 1, increasable to Level 2 at customer's wish.
And regarding to the increasable interest with developing the human resources came the id as a great step towards a strategy aims to develop and nationalize training , what makes Sudan an international and regional centre and a gate of education and training in the region addition to contribute in increasing the national income.
W]e must make a fundamental distinction here between: IIa Increasable actual-infinite or transfnite IIb Unincreasable actual-infinite or Absolute.
Differences in the approach to religion and religious freedom between the four European countries (Greece, Cyprus, Romania and Bulgaria), having an Orthodox common background, is characterized by a increasable degree of constitutional liberalism providing coherent and stable legal framework of religious activities of the communities and institutions (see Table 1.
What is clear though is that browsers are increasable becoming demanding applications, not because of any fault of the browser vendors, but for the simple fact that websites are becoming more demanding.
Therefore, the efficiency increasable of heat exchanger is very interesting.