progressive
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /pɹəˈɡɹɛsɪv/
Adjective

progressive

  1. Favouring or promoting progress; advanced.
  2. Gradually advancing in extent; increasing.
  3. Promoting or favoring progress towards improved conditions or new policies, ideas or methods.
    a progressive politician
    progressive business leadership
  4. (politics) Liberal.
  5. (education) Of or relating to progressive education.
    a progressive school
  6. (of an income tax or other tax) Increasing in rate as the taxable amount increases.
  7. Advancing in severity.
    progressive paralysis
  8. (grammar) Continuous.
Antonyms Related terms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: progressiv
  • Russian: прогресси́вный
Translations Translations Noun

progressive (plural progressives)

  1. A person who actively favors or strives for progress towards improved conditions, as in society or government.
  2. (grammar) A progressive verb; a verb used the progressive tense and generally conjugated as to end in -ing.
Translations
Progressive
Adjective

progressive

  1. Belonging to or supporting a Progressive Party.
  2. Of or pertaining to such a party, its policies, or its membership.
Noun

progressive (plural progressives)

  1. A member or supporter of a Progressive Party.



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