Meaning of “incremental” in the English Dictionary

"incremental" in English

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uk /ˌɪŋ.krəˈmen.təl/ us /ˌɪŋ.krəˈmen.t̬əl/
adverb uk /ˌɪŋ.krəˈmen.təl.i/ us /ˌɪŋ.krəˈmen.t̬əl.i/

(Definition of “incremental” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incremental" in Business English

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uk /ˌɪnkrəˈmentəl/ us

happening gradually, in a series of small amounts:

We plan to make incremental improvements to our existing products.
The system requires fundamental reform rather than incremental change.

HR relating to a system in which employees receive a regular increase in the amount they are paid:

Staff receive incremental pay increases as they improve their knowledge and expertise.
There are incremental scales for the various grades of staff.

ACCOUNTING relating to the extra profit or income that comes from something such as a new business activity:

The company generates incremental revenue through new contracts.
adverb /ˌɪŋkrəˈmentəli/ /-ṱəl-/

It is possible to negotiate a payment program to cover late taxes incrementally.

(Definition of “incremental” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)