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step–by–step

adjective or adverb \ˌstep-bī-ˈstep\

: showing or explaining each stage in a process

: happening or done in a series of steps or stages

Full Definition of STEP-BY-STEP

:  marked by successive degrees usually of limited extent :  gradual

First Known Use of STEP-BY-STEP

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