graded

graded
[[t]gre͟ɪdɪd[/t]]
ADJ: usu ADJ n
In this dictionary, a graded adjective or adverb is one which is sometimes used with an adverb or phrase indicating degree. `Clever' is an example of a graded adjective.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • graded — adj. 1. ordered by some quantitative ranking; as, Reading tests of graded difficulty. Syn: ordered, ranked. [WordNet 1.5] 2. leveled and drained but not paved; of roads. Syn: graveled. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graded — graded; un·graded; non·graded; …   English syllables

  • graded — grad|ed [ greıdəd ] adjective 1. ) consisting of a series in which each thing is slightly more difficult, slightly better, slightly stronger, etc. than the next: tests that measured the response to graded doses of the drug graded textbooks 2. )… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • graded — UK [ˈɡreɪdɪd] / US [ˈɡreɪdəd] adjective 1) consisting of a series in which each thing is slightly more difficult, slightly better, slightly stronger etc than the next tests that measured the response to graded doses of the drug graded textbooks… …   English dictionary

  • Graded — Grade Grade, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Graded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grading}.] 1. To arrange in order, steps, or degrees, according to size, quality, rank, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To reduce to a level, or to an evenly progressive ascent, as the line of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • graded — grad|ed [ˈgreıdıd] adj designed to suit different levels of learning ▪ graded coursebooks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • graded — adjective designed to suit different levels of learning: graded coursebooks …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • graded reader — graded readers N COUNT A graded reader is a story which has been adapted for people learning to read or learning a foreign language. Graded readers avoid using difficult grammar and vocabulary …   English dictionary

  • graded reader — UK US noun [countable] [singular graded reader plural graded readers] one of a series of books of various levels of difficulty containing pieces of writing, exercises etc, used by people who are learning to read or learning a language 3 Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graded abrasive — Graded abrasive. См. Градуированный абразив. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

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