Translation of gradual in Spanish:

gradual

Pronunciation: /ˈgrædʒuəl/

adj

  • [change/improvement/increase] gradual, paulatino; [slope] no muy empinado
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    • Her success has been a gradual progression over a 14-year career.
    • Blake explains that the gradual progression of translating and interpreting the original texts lays the foundations for the shape of the finished product.
    • If Graham had stayed, he would have approved of that gradual progression, but warned against the dangers of moving too fast, of doing too well.
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    • Carrying such massive equipment, the difference of a few feet in height, or of riding up an easy, gradual slope, is very significant.
    • There is also some issue as to whether there are, in effect two slopes, being the gradual slope of the deck, and then a steeper slope from the deck towards the catch basin.
    • Then came a long and gradual slope down to a lake-filled valley, followed by a switchback road along which we overtook a pair of tough old hikers who were walking at quite a pace.

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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.