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incrementalism

[in-kruh-men-tl-iz-uh m, ing-] /ˌɪn krəˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm, ˌɪŋ-/
noun
1.
a policy of making changes, especially social changes, by degrees; gradualism.
Origin of incrementalism
1965-1970
First recorded in 1965-70; incremental + -ism
Related forms
incrementalist, noun, adjective
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