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verb as in improve, advance

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Tractable problems are ones where we can actually make progress right now.

From Vox

It’s a core demand for justice, and the fact that the system does not work that way makes it exceptionally difficult to make enduring progress on any economic, racial, or environmental justice topic.

From Vox

This is the same arrangement lawmakers have worked under for more than a month without any progress.

An arbitration panel found in July that Bridgewater had brought a theft of trade secrets case against the pair under false pretenses to slow down their progress.

From Fortune

Other trends highlighted in the report hint that progress may be on the horizon.

From Fortune

France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.

But the inability to measure progress in the ISIS campaign is widespread.

With that, there is no means to consistently measure progress.

We are committed to the community, dedicated to progress, and policing with respect.

The fact that many African Americans fear the police more than our white counterparts says our nation is still a work in progress.

Progress: an old term for the travelling of the sovereign to different parts of his country.

She must be freed through the progress of Liberal ideas in France and Germany—not by her own inherent energies.

A cricket-match was in progress, but the bowling and batting were extremely wild, thanks to The Warren strong beer.

It was wonderful what progress in understanding and speaking English Ramona had made in these six months.

The report to the end of 1883 stated that during the year the progress of the school had been of an encouraging character.


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On this page you'll find 243 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to progress, such as: advance, breakthrough, development, evolution, growth, and headway.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.