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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A moving forward.

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Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A moving forward. Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To develop in a positive way; To form or accumulate steadily; To move forward, also in the metaphorical sense.

Usage examples (42)
  • progress is not created by contented people.
  • Great progress in the arts
  • He listened for the progress of the troops
  • Noun : the progress of a student toward a degree. ,He shows progress in his muscular coordination. ,the progress of the planets for more
Tutoring comment
  • I must progress (long o in the first syllable) to make progress (short o in the first syllable).
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