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'gradation'

Overview of noun gradation

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1. gradation, step -- (relative position in a graded series; "always a step behind"; "subtle gradations in color"; "keep in step with the fashions")

2. grade, gradation -- (a degree of ablaut)

3. gradation, graduation -- (the act of arranging in grades)



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