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    progressive - Dictionary definition and meaning for word progressive

    Definition
    (noun) a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going Definition
    (noun) a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
    Synonyms : liberal , liberalist
    Definition
    (adj) favoring or promoting progress
    Example Sentence
    • progressive schools
    Definition
    (adj) favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    Synonyms : reform-minded , reformist
    Definition
    (adj) (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases Definition
    (adj) gradually advancing in extent Definition
    (adj) (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position
    Example Sentence
    • progressive euchre
    • progressive tournaments
    Definition
    (adj) advancing in severity
    Example Sentence
    • progressive paralysis
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