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progress

noun

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1 forward movement in time or place
  • we're making slow progress against this stiff headwind

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2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced
  • the rapid progress of medical science in the last century

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progress

verb

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1 to become mature
  • generally a species progresses from simple forms to more specialized forms

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2 to move forward along a course
  • our wedding plans are progressing nicely

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The first known use of progress was in the 15th century

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“Progress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/progress. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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