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progression

noun pro·gres·sion \prə-ˈgre-shən\

: the process of developing over a period of time

: a continuous and connected series of actions, events, etc.

Full Definition of PROGRESSION

1
:  a sequence of numbers in which each term is related to its predecessor by a uniform law
2
a :  the action or process of progressing :  advance
b :  a continuous and connected series :  sequence
3
a :  succession of musical tones or chords
b :  the movement of musical parts in harmony
c :  sequence 2c
pro·gres·sion·al \-ˈgresh-nəl, -ˈgre-shə-nəl\ adjective

Examples of PROGRESSION

  1. Doctors were surprised by the rapid progression of the disease.
  2. the natural progression of his musical talent

First Known Use of PROGRESSION

15th century
PROGRESSION Defined for Kids

progression

noun pro·gres·sion \prə-ˈgre-shən\

Definition of PROGRESSION for Kids

1
:  the act of advancing or moving forward
2
:  a continuous and connected series (as of acts, events, or steps)
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