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Definition of 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

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

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.

John F. Kennedy Quote
The best road to progress is freedom's road.
John F. Kennedy

All progress is precarious, and the solution of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Technological progress is like an axe in the hands of a pathological criminal.
Albert Einstein
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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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