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Synonyms for piecemeal
ˈpisˌmilpiece·meal

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

    one thing at a time

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

    Antonyms:
    sudden

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

    a little bit at a time

    "the research structure has developed piecemeal"

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

    Antonyms:
    sudden

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  1. piecemealadjective

    Synonyms:
    in pieces, by fragments, part by part

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How to use piecemeal in a sentence?

  1. Pope Francis:

    It's piecemeal but the pieces are getting larger, and are concentrated in places which were already hot, today a wider war would destroy, I won't say half of humanity, but a large part of humanity and culture. It would be terrible. I don't think humanity today could bear it.

  2. Paul Delaney:

    Those little piecemeal elements of the process - the ones that potentially stand in the way of a farmer being able to buy something, outfit it and have it integrated as soon as possible, those are the ones we really want to make sure are flushed out.

  3. William LeoGrande:

    There’s a danger ... the Biden administration will fall back into the old habit of a piecemeal, quid pro quo approach in which the United States takes only limited steps and demands Cuban concessions on its internal politics, that’s a formula for paralysis.

  4. Catherine Rampell:

    Well, it's partly what you just mentioned, it's partly that we don't have majority rule in the Senate … [so the Democrats] have to cram everything into this one major piece of legislation … They have to do climate, they have to do paid leave, they have to do child care, they have to do green energy tax credits for cars and things like that. They have to put everything into this legislation because they can't do piecemeal regular-order bills because the Senate doesn't function like that way anymore.

  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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