Significado de “progressive” - en el Diccionario Inglés

progressive en inglés británico

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progressiveadjective

uk /prəˈɡres.ɪv/ us /prəˈɡres.ɪv/

progressive adjective (GRADUAL)

C1 developing or happening gradually:

There's been a progressive decline in the standard of living over the past few years.
a progressive disease

Más ejemplos

  • Summerhill school is noted for its progressive policies.
  • The last few months have seen the progressive meltdown of the country's political system.
  • The progressive form is often referred to as the continuous form of the verb.
  • We are currently witnessing a progressive decline in the number of students entering higher education.
  • The area has suffered a progressive reduction in house prices.

progressivenoun [ C ]

uk /prəˈɡres.ɪv/ us /prəˈɡres.ɪv/

(Definición de progressive del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

progressive en inglés americano

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progressiveadjective

us /prəˈɡres·ɪv/

A progressive disease is one that gets increasingly worse.

Progressive ideas or systems encourage change in society or in the way things are done:

She worked for women’s rights, labor reforms, and other progressive causes.
progressively
adverb us /prəˈɡres·ɪv·li/

My eyesight has gotten progressively worse over the years.

(Definición de progressive del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

progressive en inglés de negocios

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progressiveadjective

uk /prəʊˈɡresɪv/ us /prəˈɡresɪv/

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.

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(Definición de progressive del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)