[ in-kruh-men-tl-iz-uh m, ing- ]
/ ˌɪn krəˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm, ˌɪŋ- /


a policy of making changes, especially social changes, by degrees; gradualism.

Origin of incrementalism

First recorded in 1965–70; incremental + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM incrementalism

in·cre·men·tal·ist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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