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Overview of noun progressive

The noun progressive has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. progressive, progressive tense, imperfect, imperfect tense, continuous tense

(a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going)

2. liberal, liberalist, progressive

(a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties)


Overview of adj progressive

The adj progressive has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (3) progressive

(favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools")

2. (3) progressive, reformist, reform-minded

(favoring or promoting reform (often by government action))

3. progressive

((of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases)

4. progressive

(gradually advancing in extent)

5. progressive

((of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position; "progressive euchre"; "progressive tournaments")

6. progressive

(advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis")

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