progress

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) enPR: prō'grĕs, IPA (key): /ˈprəʊɡrɛs/ or /ˈprɒɡrɛs/
  • (US) enPR: prä'grĕs or prō'grĕs, IPA (key): /ˈprɑɡrɛs/ or /ˈproʊɡrɛs/
noun
verb

Noun[change]

Singular
progress

Plural
none

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Progress is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (uncountable) Progress is moving forward or getting better (more good).
    We didn't make much progress on the road, only a mile.
    We are making progress on finding a cure.
    There was a lot of progress in science in the last century.

Verb[change]

Plain form
progress

Third-person singular
progresses

Past tense
progressed

Past participle
progressed

Present participle
progressing

  1. If you progress, you move forward.
    The army progressed toward the city.

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