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noun (rfc-level, Noun at L4+ not in L3 POS section)
  1. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance
    • In actual space, as the of a ship, carriage, etc.
    • In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.
    • In business of any kind; as, the of a negotiation; the progress of art
    • In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the of a child at school
    • Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; -- applied to individuals, communities, or the race; as, social, moral, religious, or political
      1. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
      The Queen embarked on her last spring.
      1. the advance or growth of modern, industrialized society, its technology, and its trappings
      The of society can be uneven.
verb (progress, es)
  1. (intransitive) to move, go, or proceed forward; to advance
They through the museum.
  1. (intransitive) to improve; to become better or more complete
Societies unevenly.
Etymology: From progres (French: progrès), from Latin progressus > pro- + gressus, past participle of progredi.


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