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ˈgrædʒ u əˌlɪz əmgrad·u·al·ism

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  1. gradualismnoun

    In evolutionary biology, belief that evolution proceeds at a steady pace, without the sudden development of new species or biological features from one generation to the next.

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  1. Gradualism

    Gradualism, from Latin gradus, is the belief in or the policy of change by gradual, often slow stages.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradualism in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gradualism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of gradualism in a Sentence

  1. Alan Gayle:

    Gradualism for rate increases is a soothing message for the market, september remains on the table, but the downward drift in the forecasts for next year means the increases will happen gradually, and that's a relief for investors.

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    “The modern theory of evolution does not require gradual change. It in fact, the operation of Darwinian processes should yield exactly what we see in the fossil record. It is gradualism that we must reject, not Darwinism.

  3. Frederik Ducrozet:

    The soft patch should only strengthen the case for gradualism which ECB officials have been building since the start of the year.

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