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progressive

1. favouring or promoting political or social reform through government action, or even revolution, to improve the lot of the majority
2. denoting or relating to an educational system that allows flexibility in learning procedures, based on activities determined by the needs and capacities of the individual child, the aim of which is to integrate academic with social development
3. (of a tax or tax system) graduated so that the rate increases relative to the amount taxed
4. (esp of a disease) advancing in severity, complexity, or extent
5. (of a dance, card game, etc.) involving a regular change of partners after one figure, one game, etc.
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As they move forward they should look to commoditise production in the UK and then progressively move it overseas.
Difficulty is progressively increased by changing the surface, adding work time, closing one or both eyes, turning the head to the right or left, and moving the free leg to various positions (front, side or hip open like a swinging gate).
Precisely by examining the process by which the Eucharist sacrament progressively took on its form, one understands in a beautiful way the profound connection between Scripture and tradition.
The disorder begins with loss of short-term memory and progressively affects all of the brain's functions.
Drivers get progressively more tired by the end of the day and then as the week goes on.
Patients are progressively seeking disease and health information on the Internet instead of waiting for an available appointment with the doctor.
Training cycles vary the training loads progressively over a period of time.
Hence, Page's reading traces the progressively sophisticated trajectory of Morrison's concern with an exploration of the simultaneous specificity and variety of African American personality and experience.
The simulator progressively predicts the macrofreezing of the casting and the likely macroshrinkage defects or the last regions to freeze.
Patients with age-related macular degeneration often develop progressively widening distortions or blank spots in their vision, beginning in their 50s or 60s.
If the return is less than the cost, then EVA is negative and becomes progressively more negative with each additional dollar invested.

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