phase in

phase in
verb
introduce gradually
Ant: ↑phase out
Hypernyms: ↑introduce, ↑innovate
Verb Frames:
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ˌphase ˈin [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they phase in he/she/it phases in present participle phasing in past tense phased in past participle phased in] phrasal verb
to gradually start using something

The new regulations can be phased in over a number of months.

Thesaurus: to use something, or to be usedsynonym
Main entry: phase

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phase in [phrasal verb]
phase (something) in or phase in (something) : to start to use or do (something) gradually over a period of time : to introduce (something) slowly

The country is phasing in new paper currency.

The tax cut will be phased in over the next three years.

The law will phase tax cuts in over a period of two years.

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