Examples of progression in a Sentence
Doctors were surprised by the rapid progression of the disease.
the natural progression of his musical talent
Recent Examples of progression from the Web
That sense was ratified by a progression of pictures: the 19-year-old pre-school assistant, the sunlight rendering her modest skirt virtually transparent.
For the study, Cacioppo and his team followed 229 middle-aged participants in the Chicago area over the course of a decade, measuring the progression of both loneliness and self-centeredness over time.
AstraZeneca said human trials of the drug Imfinzi failed to meet the goal of improving progression-free survival rates in patients with non-small cell lung cancer.
Studies have shown low doses of Atropine, eye drops used to treat amblyopia (lazy eye), may slow down its progression.
Today, Alzheimer’s is the only leading cause of death in the United States without a way to prevent, cure or even slow its progression.
A positive test for amyloid does not mean someone has Alzheimer’s, though its presence precedes the disease and increases the risk of progression.
Will the progression of the park require more employees?
Petrino said much of Jackson's time has been spent trying to better read defenses, especially safety rotations, and to understanding his progression reads in the passing game.
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First Known Use of progression
Synonymscatena, catenation, concatenation, consecution, nexus, chain, sequence, string, train
Antonymsrecess, recession, regress, regression, retreat, retrogression
Related Wordschain reaction; belt, circle, cycle, vicious circle (also vicious cycle); continuum, gamut, gauntlet (also gantlet), scale, spectrum; flow, river, stream; file, line, queue, range, row, succession
Near Antonymsbackwash, ebb, reflux; retraction, return, reversal, reverse; about-face, turnabout, turnaround
PROGRESSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of progression for English Language Learners
: the process of developing over a period of time
: a continuous and connected series of actions, events, etc.
PROGRESSION Defined for Kids
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