phase in

phrasal verb

phased in; phasing in; phases in
: 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 law will phase tax cuts in over a period of two years.

Examples of phase in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sweden has taken the bold move of cutting interest rates, surprising some analysts and marking a new phase in global monetary policy that could accelerate economic expansion or return countries including the U.S. to a more cautious approach. Ryan Hogg, Fortune Europe, 8 May 2024 That changed in 2019, when California began phasing in overtime for agricultural workers, in a victory for the United Farm Workers, which spearheaded the measure at the time. Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 The minimum staffing levels will be phased in over two to three years. Ken Alltucker, USA TODAY, 6 May 2024 Starting this year, complex rules are being phased in to promote development of a domestic electric vehicle supply chain. Tom Krisher, Fortune, 3 May 2024 The regulation finalized Monday by the Food and Drug Administration will gradually phase in oversight of new tests developed by laboratories, a multibillion-dollar industry that regulators say poses growing risks to Americans. Matthew Perrone, Fortune Well, 29 Apr. 2024 Countries that have successfully reduced emissions started early and then phased in their policies over time to build political support and momentum, steadily ratcheting up the scale of these measures. Kelly Sims Gallagher, Foreign Affairs, 23 Apr. 2024 The team will begin the second testing phase in May. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 18 Apr. 2024 Most importantly, the new calculation will phase in between 2027 and 2030, rather than going into effect all at once in 2027, as originally proposed. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 10 Apr. 2024

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“Phase in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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