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progressions

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plural of progression

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1 a series of things linked together
  • a progression of events that ended in utter disaster for the arctic explorers

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2 forward movement in time or place
  • our progression was slow but steady

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3 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced
  • that civilization's gradual progression from simple bartering to a complex economy and monetary system

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“Progressions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/progressions. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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