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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·gres·sive /prəˈgrɛsɪv/
 (a.)進步的,先進的;向前進的;漸進的,累進的;進行性的;進行的進步分子

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pro·gres·sive /prəˈgrɛsɪv/ 形容詞
 進步的,累進的,遞增的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·gress·ive a.
 1. Moving forward; proceeding onward; advancing; evincing progress; increasing; as, progressive motion or course; -- opposed to retrograde.
 2. Improving; as, art is in a progressive state.
 3. U. S. History Of or pertaining to the Progressive party.
 Progressive euchre or Progressive whist, a way of playing at card parties, by which after every game, the losers at the first table go to the last table, and the winners at all the tables, except the first, move up to the next table.
 Progressive muscular atrophy Med., a nervous disorder characterized by continuous atrophy of the muscles.
 -- Pro*gress*ive*ly, adv. -- Pro*gress*ive*ness, n.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 progressive
      adj 1: favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools" [ant:
             regressive]
      2: favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
         [syn: reformist, reform-minded]
      3: (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount
         increases [ant: regressive]
      4: gradually advancing in extent
      5: advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis"
      n 1: a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
           [syn: progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense,
            continuous tense]
      2: a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and
         reform and the protection of civil liberties [syn: liberal]
         [ant: conservative]