Definition of 'gradual'
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Lais Mohammad, too, looked at Danlo, and then a gradual calm fell over the novices on the polo field. THE BROKEN GOD (1971)But this call wasn't the quiet kind, the gradual evolution which most people seem to experience. ULTIMATE PRIZES (1971)And then she thought of the more gradual but no less sure way he had humiliated her over the years. DEATH AND TRANSFIGURATION (1971)
However, over our brief three-year history, there has been a gradual withering away of the staff. THE DICE MAN (1971)
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Translations for 'gradual'
British English: gradual /ˈɡrædjʊəl/ ADJECTIVE
A gradual change or process happens in small stages over a long period of time, rather than suddenly.
Her progress at school has been gradual.
- American English: gradual
- Arabic: تَدْرِيجيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: gradual
- Chinese: 逐渐的
- Croatian: postupan
- Czech: postupný
- Danish: gradvis
- Dutch: geleidelijk
- European Spanish: gradual
- Finnish: asteittainen
- French: graduel
- German: allmählich
- Greek: σταδιακός
- Italian: graduale
- Japanese: 徐々の
- Korean: 점진적인
- Norwegian: gradvis
- Polish: stopniowy
- European Portuguese: gradual
- Romanian: treptat
- Russian: постепенный
- Spanish: gradual
- Swedish: gradvis
- Thai: ค่อยเป็นค่อยไป
- Turkish: derece derece
- Ukrainian: поступовий
- Vietnamese: dần dần
Definition of gradual from the Collins English Dictionary
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