Example sentences for: piecemeal

How can you use “piecemeal” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Reed argued that the religious right needs to retreat from the shrill language used by Bauer and Dobson, and to abandon radical positions--such as their insistence on a constitutional amendment banning abortion--in favor of more popular, piecemeal solutions.

  • The NYT says this represents another incremental step toward providing health insurance to all Americans, part of the piecemeal strategy Clinton adopted after the failure of his comprehensive health care reform.

  • As a result, over time, and with much gnashing of teeth the "elephant did begin to dance" and LSC, its grantees and the federally-funded legal services delivery system began to evolve from a piecemeal, Great Society experiment to carefully chosen nonprofit corporations working together to serve poor clients in every jurisdiction.

  • Jobs' hubris was not that he wanted to own the personal computer business, but that he wanted to sell a product that was better than anything the industry could put together piecemeal.

  • Russia wrested the country piecemeal from Iran throughout the 1800s and combined Georgia with the semi-autonomous regions of Abkhazia (in Georgia's northwest corner), Ajara (in its southwest corner), and South Ossetia (in its north-central region).


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