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English definition of “progressive”

progressive

adjective (GRADUAL)    /prəˈɡres.ɪv/
C1 developing or happening gradually: There's been a progressive decline in the standard of living over the past few years. a progressive diseaseMaking progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of progressive adjective (GRADUAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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