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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

## Examples of PROGRESSION

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

15th century

## Rhymes with PROGRESSION

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)