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English definition of “graduated”

graduated

adjective     /ˈɡræd.ju.eɪ.tɪd/ US  /-t̬ɪd/
divided into levels or stages : The books that the children are using to learn to read are on a graduated scale of difficulty .Separating and dividing
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