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What is the common used colloquial translation of "increase in price"?

I know some of them like:

  • 涨价
  • 提价
  • 价格上涨

Which one do you often use? or if there is better alternative, please let me know.

  • Thanks all for the answers. It's very hard to pick one from all answers here, all are good. I hope none are disappointed with my choice :) – null Oct 20 '14 at 16:30
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I often use 漲价!

But I think the first and third one is really common.

For example, if you say "the price of the food is increasing this year".

It's equal to "食物今年又漲价了!" and "食物今年价格上漲了"

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涨价 most colloquial; often used as a descriptive word.

提价 colloquial, can be both a descriptive word and a verb.

价格上涨 formal, descriptive, used by news agencies.

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For reference in Southeast Asia people usually say

起价 (:
价钱又起啦~

  • 写着简体字,是新加坡,马来西亚? – Daniel Yeung Oct 21 '14 at 4:16

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