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incrementalism

[in-kruh-men-tl-iz-uh m, ing-]
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noun
  1. a policy of making changes, especially social changes, by degrees; gradualism.
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Origin of incrementalism

First recorded in 1965–70; incremental + -ism
Related formsin·cre·men·tal·ist, noun, adjective
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