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gradual

Pronunciation: /ˈgrædʒuəl/

Translation of gradual in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [change/improvement/increase] gradual, paulatino; [slope] no muy empinado
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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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