gradually

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gradually

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. is getting [better, healthier, faster] gradually
  2. is gradually getting [better]
  3. let [it, things] happen gradually
  4. is happening gradually
  5. [it] is improving gradually
  6. [it] is gradually improving
  7. will improve gradually (over time)
  8. will gradually improve (over time)
  9. gradually [began, started] to
  10. gradually and [progressively, naturally, steadily]
  11. gradually became apparent that
  12. gradually became known as
  13. gradually became phased out (of)
  14. is gradually being [replaced, restored, introduced]
  15. is gradually becoming [more and more, less and less] common
  16. was gradually replaced by
  17. is gradually being replaced by
  18. is being gradually replaced by
  19. was introduced gradually to [allow for, cater to]
  20. moved gradually [from, into, towards]
  21. a gradually increasing [amount, number]
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