progress

progress
pro|gress1 [ `pragrəs ] noun uncount ***
1. ) the process of developing or improving:
I'm worried about my son's lack of progress in English.
progress of: Keep me informed of the progress of the project.
progress toward: The party called for further progress toward democracy.
progress on/in: There has not been much progress on the border issue.
make progress: Recently negotiators have made considerable progress in the talks.
follow/chart someone's progress: The documentary follows the progress of a candidate for the Ohio state Senate.
monitor/track progress (=watch how something develops): Government inspectors will monitor the progress of the plan.
a ) only before noun relating to someone's or something's progress:
a progress meeting/report/review
2. ) MAINLY LITERARY forward movement:
the ship's slow progress across the harbor
in progress
happening or being done:
The main street will be closed while the maintenance work is in progress.
progress
pro|gress 2 [ `pragres ] verb **
1. ) intransitive to continue to develop or move forward:
Work on the project is progressing well.
The disease progresses fairly rapidly.
progress beyond: The talks have not progressed beyond the preliminary stage.
progress towards: We are progressing steadily towards a ban on nuclear testing.
progress through: Students have to progress through five separate levels.
progress (from something) to something: Our team has progressed to the semifinals.
2. ) intransitive MAINLY LITERARY to move forward slowly:
They progressed along dark stone corridors.
a ) to move forward in time:
The situation improved as the century progressed.
3. ) transitive BUSINESS to cause something such as an idea or a plan to move forward:
We are meeting again tomorrow to try and progress the matter.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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