progression Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “progression” in the English Dictionary

"progression" in British English

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progressionnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /prəˈɡreʃ.ən/
C1 the ​act of ​changing to the next ​stage of ​development: Drugs can ​slow down the progression of the ​disease. The ​novelfollows the progression of a woman from ​youth to ​middleage. She'd always ​worked with ​oldpeople so ​becoming a ​nurse was a logical/​natural progression.
(Definition of progression from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"progression" in Business English

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progressionnoun [U]

uk   /prəʊˈɡreʃən/  us   /prəˈɡreʃən/
the ​process of ​changing or ​developing towards an ​improvedsituation or ​state: (a) progression toward(s)/to sth The progression towards ​fairer and more ​openmarkets is ​happening slowly. She ​spent three ​years as a ​seniormanager, and from there it was a natural progression to the ​post of ​chiefexecutive. The ​advertisement for the ​position promises "rapid salary progression."
(Definition of progression from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “progression”
in Chinese (Simplified) 进展, 发展, 前进…
in Turkish ilerleme, gelişme…
in Russian продвижение, развитие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 進展, 發展, 前進…
in Polish postęp, progresja…
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