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progression

pro·gres·sion

progression

 
 
pronunciation:
pr gre shn
features:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of progressing.
The coffin-bearers marched in slow progression.
synonyms:
advancement, course, improvement
antonyms:
regression, retrogression
similar words:
advance, ascent, career, climb, continuance, development, furtherance, go, gradation, march, movement, process, procession
definition 2: a sequence, as of items in a series; succession.
He described the entire progression of unfortunate events.
synonyms:
flow, sequence, succession
similar words:
chain, concatenation, course, march, movement, order, parade, run, scale, series, string, tenor, train
definition 3: in music, the relationship among sequential chords.
derivations: progressional (adj.), progressionally (adv.)
Word Parts
The word progression contains the following part:
gress Latin root that means to walk, go