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English noun: progression

1. progression (group) a series with a definite pattern of advance


Synonymspatterned advance


Broader (hypernym)series


Narrower (hyponym)arithmetic progression, geometric progression, harmonic progression

2. progression (event) a movement forward


SamplesHe listened for the progress of the troops.


Synonymsadvance, progress


Broader (hypernym)change of location, travel


Narrower (hyponym)head, headway

3. progression (act) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal)


Synonymsadvance, advancement, forward motion, onward motion, procession, progress


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)career, clear sailing, easy going, leapfrog, life history, march, plain sailing, push


Antonymsretreat









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