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    The opposite of 'reduction', for 'poverty'...

    Hi,

    Will you please let me know what noun I can use in the following sentence?

    ...there's been a considerable rise in poverty ......................... in the region. (I want it to be the opposite of 'reduction'. This could be a part of a line graph showing the rate with which poverty is fluctuating, perhaps.)

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    Re: The opposite of 'reduction', for 'poverty'...

    As written, you could use "rates". I would prefer a "the" before "poverty" and "rate" in the blank.

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    Re: The opposite of 'reduction', for 'poverty'...

    Sure thing. I will use them too. Thanks a million!

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    Re: The opposite of 'reduction', for 'poverty'...

    You could also use nothing in the gap.

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