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From Old French progression.

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  • IPA(key): /pɹəˈɡɹɛʃən/
  • (file)

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progression (countable and uncountable, plural progressions)

  1. The act of moving from one thing to another.
    Make a natural progression from player to coach
  2. The act of moving forward or proceeding in a course; motion onward.
    • 2003, T.H. Jafar et al., Annals of Internal Medicine 139, pages 244–252:
      The lowest risk for kidney disease progression seemed to be at levels of current systolic blood pressure of 110 to 129 mm Hg.
  3. (mathematics) A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.
  4. Development, increase, evolution.
  5. (music, countable) A chord progression.
  6. (exercise) The process of making an exercise more strenuous by manipulating the details of its performance like loaded weight, range of motion, angle, speed.

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  1. genitive singular of progressio

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Etymology edit

From Latin progressionem (accusative of progressio).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.ɡʁɛ.sjɔ̃/, /pʁɔ.ɡʁe.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

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progression f (plural progressions)

  1. progression

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