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


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

      adv : advancing in amount or intensity; "she became increasingly
            depressed" [syn: increasingly, more and more]