gradually

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  • In so doing, it gradually acquired the more modern name of natural science.
  • Over time, the amount of mouth opening possible without pain can be gradually increased.
  • European influence gradually brought an end to this regional power.
  • The law school there gradually developed into Europe's first university.
  • Established during the colonial period, the network has been well maintained and gradually expanded since.
  • These changes were explained gradually over the next several years.
  • The horizon also gradually dropped down under more and more air.
  • War gradually gave way to the philosophy of trade.
  • The use of the term "Europe" has developed gradually throughout history.
  • Although some privatization has been gradually done, there are still several state-owned companies of importance.
  • She gradually recovered over a period of several months.
  • Competition gradually spread to other parts of the British Empire.
  • This invention gradually made books less expensive to produce, and more widely available.
  • A particular set of related techniques have gradually become established in the rendering community.
  • Over two decades, the focus of the school gradually shifted toward post-secondary programs.
  • Around this fort, a town gradually developed, which became the centre of a state of great strategic value.
  • The president asserted that free trade would gradually open China to democratic reform.
  • Gradually, the interests of the population at large were reflected in other literary works as well.
  • Bennett worked hard and gradually built up his legal practice.
  • Tourism is another industry that is also being gradually built.
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Meaning of gradually

  • adverb In a gradual manner
    the snake moved gradually toward its victim