Definition of 'by degrees'
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The crowd in Robinson's Coffee-House was thinning, but only by degrees. MAN'S LOVING FAMILY (2001)But by degrees, things will return to the way they were in an earlier time. COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
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Used Occasionally. by degrees is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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