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Definition of Progress

Progress

  1. A moving or going forward; a proceeding onward; an advance
  2. In actual space, as the progress of a ship, carriage, etc.
  3. In the growth of an animal or plant; increase.
  4. In business of any kind; as, the progress of a negotiation; the progress of art.
  5. In knowledge; in proficiency; as, the progress of a child at school.
  6. Toward ideal completeness or perfection in respect of quality or condition; -- applied to individuals, communities, or the race; as, social, moral, religious, or political progress.
  7. A journey of state; a circuit; especially, one made by a sovereign through parts of his own dominions.
  8. To make progress; to move forward in space; to continue onward in course; to proceed; to advance; to go on; as, railroads are progressing.
  9. To make improvement; to advance.
  10. To make progress in; to pass through.

Progress Quotations

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success. - Henry Ford
Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.
Henry Ford

Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. - George Bernard Shaw
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
George Bernard Shaw

If there is no struggle, there is no progress. - Frederick Douglass
If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
Frederick Douglass

Law and order exist for the purpose of establishing justice and when they fail in this purpose they become the dangerously structured dams that block the flow of social progress.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Progress Translations

progress in Danish is fremskridt
progress in Dutch is verbetering, vooruitgang, beterschap
progress in German is Fortschritt, fortschreiten, Fortschritt
progress in Italian is avanzamento
progress in Latin is progressio, tractus
progress in Portuguese is progresso
progress in Spanish is progreso
progress in Swedish is utveckling, framsteg
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