häppchenweise

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Häppchen +‎ -weise

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

häppchenweise (not comparable)

  1. piecemeal
    ein häppchenweises Vorgehena piecemeal approach
    die häppchenweise Einführung neuer Technologienthe piecemeal introduction of new technologies

Usage notes[edit]

Since häppchenweise is originally an adverb, its use as an adjective is still frowned upon by some, although it has become common in contemporary German.

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Adverb[edit]

häppchenweise

  1. bit by bit, in small bits, in a piecemeal fashion
    Grundrechte häppchenweise einschränkento curtail fundamental rights bit by bit

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