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    progress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word progress

    Definition
    (noun) gradual improvement or growth or development
    Synonyms : advancement
    Example Sentence
    • advancement of knowledge
    • great progress in the arts
    Definition
    (noun) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) Definition
    (noun) a movement forward
    Synonyms : advance , progression
    Example Sentence
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
    Definition
    (verb) develop in a positive way
    Example Sentence
    • He progressed well in school
    • My plants are coming along
    • Plans are shaping up
    Definition
    (verb) move forward, also in the metaphorical sense
    Synonyms : advance , go on , march on , move on , pass on
    Example Sentence
    • Time marches on
    Definition
    (verb) form or accumulate steadily
    Synonyms : build , build up , work up
    Example Sentence
    • Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly
    • Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border
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