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progressive

adjective
 
 
/prəʊˈɡresɪv/
MODERN B2 thinking or behaving in a new or modern way: progressive ideas/attitudes Modern and fashionableFashionModern and fashionable
GRADUAL developing or happening gradually: a progressive diseaseMaking progress and advancingBecoming better
progressively adverb gradually: My headaches are getting progressively worse.Making progress and advancingBecoming betterSlow and moving slowly
(Definition of progressive adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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