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incremental

adjective uk   /ˌɪŋ.krəˈmen.təl/ us    /-t̬əl/
in a series of amounts: Most research proceeds by small incremental advances. small: Changes at the newspaper are more incremental than radical.
incrementally
adverb uk   /-i/ us  
Translations of “incremental”
in Chinese (Traditional) 增加的, 遞增的, 小的…
in Russian возрастающий…
in Turkish azar azar artan/çoğalan/biriken…
in Chinese (Simplified) 增加的, 递增的, 小的…
in Polish stopniowy…
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