= bit by bit ; gradually. Ex: I love movies like that -- where slowly, gradually, bit by bit, all the characters realize that the villain was really disastrously mendacious and criminal. Ex: The indexing changes gradually with time, as the natural language of the documents covered by the index evolves. ---- * acabar paulatinamente = wind + Nombre + down. * ascender paulatinamente = work + Posesivo + way up. * retirar paulatinamente = phase out. * subir paulatinamente = work + Posesivo + way up.