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synonyms for piecemeal

  • gradual
  • at intervals
  • by degrees
  • by fits and starts
  • fitfully
  • fragmentary
  • gradually
  • intermittent
  • intermittently
  • interrupted
  • little by little
  • partial
  • partially
  • patchy
  • spotty
  • step by step
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How to use piecemeal in a sentence

For now, ethics questions are being taken up in a piecemeal way.
CAN PRIVACY COEXIST WITH TECHNOLOGY THAT READS AND CHANGES BRAIN ACTIVITY?LAURA SANDERSFEBRUARY 11, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In a recent essay in the journal Science, bioethicists Alessandro Blasimme and Effy Vayena from ETH Zurich in Switzerland said that the “piecemeal creation of public trust” was an important missing ingredient if we want more people to use these apps.
SINGAPORE’S POLICE NOW HAVE ACCESS TO CONTACT TRACING DATALINDSAY MUSCATOJANUARY 5, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Should the Nationals go in that direction, it becomes much more likely that they piecemeal first base.
RYAN ZIMMERMAN WANTS TO PLAY. THE NATS NEED FIRST BASEMEN. BUT IT’S NOT SO SIMPLE.JESSE DOUGHERTYDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Together, these efforts are part of what ethics researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology recently called the “piecemeal creation of public trust.”
WHILE MAINLAND AMERICA STRUGGLES WITH COVID APPS, TINY GUAM HAS MADE THEM WORKCAT FERGUSONNOVEMBER 30, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
They also reinforced their defense with piecemeal signings including veteran center Robin Lopez and forward Anthony Gill, who has spent the past three seasons overseas.
WIZARDS GM TOMMY SHEPPARD SAYS THERE ARE NO PLANS TO TRADE JOHN WALLAVA WALLACENOVEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Democrats have previously indicated they do not want to pass legislation on a “piecemeal” basis, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said back in July.
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The laws on data protection are also far more piecemeal than in Europe, divvied up among sectoral regulators and specific states.
INSIDE CHINA’S UNEXPECTED QUEST TO PROTECT DATA PRIVACYTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Imagine his rage and grief at seeing his only friend and companion devoured piecemeal before his very eyes!
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This was very buoyant and the carts and baggage were carried over piecemeal in it, with the exception of the last two carts.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
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WORDS RELATED TO PIECEMEAL

  • by degrees
  • drop by drop
  • grade by grade
  • gradually
  • in stages
  • inch by inch
  • inchmeal
  • little by little
  • piecemeal
  • step by step
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