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[in-kruh-men-tl-iz-uh m, ing-] /ˌɪn krəˈmɛn tlˌɪz əm, ˌɪŋ-/
a policy of making changes, especially social changes, by degrees; gradualism.
Origin of incrementalism
1965-70; incremental + -ism
Related forms
incrementalist, noun, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • They also advocated a plan for broad change and rejected incrementalism.
  • Some health-reform purists will scoff at such incrementalism.
  • Practice creeping incrementalism rather than pushing projects through relentlessly.
  • Unfortunately, an approach based on incrementalism will not serve the investing public.
  • However, it cannot be a project towards incrementalism.
  • Recognizing these limitations should only encourage further humility and incrementalism in our regulatory approach.
  • But what it did for me was to make me realize that at some point, incrementalism isn't enough.
  • Group decision process and incrementalism in organizational decision making.
  • Now having said that and of course it should be no surprise, but a state official is going to be an advocate of incrementalism.
  • incrementalism, through working on a number of projects at the same time, leads to success.

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