progression


pro·gres·sion

noun \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

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