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progressive
prə'grɛsɪv
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Advancing in severity.
  2. Favoring or promoting reform (often by government action).
  3. (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position.
  4. Favoring or promoting progress.
  5. (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases.
  6. Gradually advancing in extent.
(名) As a noun
  1. A person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties.
  2. A tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going.
Hyphenationpro•gres•sive
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun
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进步jìnbùprogress; improvement; to improve; to progress
先进的xiānjìn deadvanced
先进xiānjìnadvanced (technology); to advance
渐进jiànjìnprogress step by step; gradual progress; to move forward (slowly)
累进lěijìnprogressive (taxation etc)
进行性jìnxíng xìngprogressive; gradual
逐行zhúxíngprogressive
进取性jìnqǔ xìngprogressive
左倾zuǒqīngleft-leaning; progressive
逐行zhúhángline by line (translation, scanning etc); progressive
与时俱进yǔ shí jù jìnabreast of modern developments; to keep up with the times; progressive; timely
递增dìzēngto increase by degrees; in increasing order; incremental; progressive
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