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incremental

adjective
     
in‧cre‧men‧tal formal
1 [usually before noun] increasing in amount or value gradually and by a regular amount:
incremental pay scales
2 happening gradually over time:
Mr Kennedy said that progress on reforms would be incremental.
a process of incremental change
incrementally adverb:
You need to make changes in your diet incrementally.

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