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Synonyms for piecemeal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bit-by-bit, in small stages, piecemeal, step-by-step, stepwiseadverb

    one thing at a time

    in small stages, step-by-step, bit-by-bit, stepwise


  2. piecemeal, little by little, bit by bit, in stagesadverb

    a little bit at a time

    "the research structure has developed piecemeal"

    gradually, in stages, bit by bit, by inches, by small degrees, step by step, little by little


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. piecemealadjective

    in pieces, by fragments, part by part

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  1. Mike Conaway:

    We'll get criticized for that. But you could also get criticized of putting it out piecemeal. There's no easy right answer, all at once, then everybody's got the same gripe.

  2. Columbia University professor Gerry Curtis:

    My personal assessment is that we are likely to see more of what we've seen - piecemeal reforms moving more or less in the right direction, but at a fairly slow clip and no bold breakthroughs because of this election.

  3. Tate Reeves:

    I( had) taken a piecemeal approach( to masks) because I believe firmly that this was the best way to get the most number of people to participate, i believe that there is enough motivation( now) to safely get our kids in school that we can really juice the participation of mask wearing throughout our state for the next two weeks.

  4. Pope Francis:

    Today we are dismayed to see how in the Middle East and elsewhere in the world many of our brothers and sisters are persecuted, tortured and killed for their faith in Jesus, in this third world war, waged piecemeal, which we are now experiencing, a form of genocide is taking place, and it must end.

  5. Sinan Ulgen:

    For all practical purposes the accession dynamic is dead ... In a way it has become inconsequential as far as Erdogan is concerned, it will be a piecemeal effort to concoct areas of common interest and build structures of cooperation as the need arises ... That has been the case for refugees, that will be the case for economic integration, possibly for cooperation on counter-terrorism, and areas like that.

Translations for piecemeal

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  • in kleinen Schritten, kleinteilig, in Portiönchen, einzeln, stückweise, bruchstückhaft, häppchenweise, scheibchenweise, in EinzelteileGerman
  • deslavazadamente, deslavazado, desordenadamenteSpanish
  • تکه تکهPersian
  • vähä vähältä, palanen, pala, asteittain, asteittainen, paloittainen, vähittäinen, askelittainenFinnish
  • mean air mheanScottish Gaelic
  • darabonkéntHungarian
  • frammentarioItalian
  • טיפין טיפיןHebrew
  • kōhikohikoMāori
  • mondjesmaat, met stukjes en beetjesDutch
  • na kawałki, po kawałku, wyrywkowy, fragmentaryczny, po trochuPolish
  • fragmentada, fragmentadoPortuguese
  • по частям, постепенный, на куски, постепенно, пошаговый, на частиRussian

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