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Definition of Progressive

Progressive

  1. Of or pertaining to the Progressive party.
  2. Moving forward; proceeding onward; advancing; evincing progress; increasing; as, progressive motion or course; -- opposed to retrograde.
  3. Improving; as, art is in a progressive state.

Progressive Quotations

I'm a huge classics fan. I love Ernest Hemingway and J.D. Salinger. I'm that guy who rereads a book before I read newer stuff, which is probably not all that progressive, and it's not really going to make me a better reader. I'm like, 'Oh, my God, you should read To Kill a Mockingbird.'
John Krasinski

You can't do progressive government from the inside. You have to rally those outsiders and make them a force.
Jim Hightower

Political correctness is as exploitable as any other progressive ideal, but its aim is to stifle the incessant noise of those who flap their careless lips without a thought about those they might offend and why that might be important.
Marcus Brigstocke

People always think that history proceeds in a straight line. It doesn't. Social attitudes don't change in a straight line. There's always a backlash against progressive ideas.
Erica Jong

A man is a method, a progressive arrangement; a selecting principle, gathering his like to him; wherever he goes.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Progressive Translations

progressive in French is progressif
progressive in German is fortschrittlich
progressive in Spanish is progresivo
progressive in Swedish is progressiva
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