Focus on the pronunciation of progressive
English definition of “progressive”
› developing or happening gradually: There's been a progressive decline in the standard of living over the last decade. Lomax promised 'a progressive return to our underlying growth rate' of 20% a year.
› MANAGEMENT, POLITICS used to describe ideas or systems that are new and modern, and that encourage change and development: We're looking for progressive ideas to move the company forward. progressive management practices The company leadership has politically progressive views.
› ECONOMICS, TAX used to describe an economic system in which more advantages, especially tax advantages, are given to people with less money than to people with more money: The party says it will introduce a more progressive Budget. → Compare regressive