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phase

verb [T, often passive]
 
 
/feɪz/
to introduce something in stages over a particular period of time: be phased over 6 months/2 years, etc. The closure of the regional offices was phased over an 18-month period and affected 435 staff.
Translations of “phase”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分階段實施,逐步進行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分阶段实施,逐步进行…
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