- the progressive aspect.
- a verb form or construction in the progressive, as are thinking in They are thinking about it.
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On the other, there’s a point when even the most progressive parent squirms when confronted with a moaning, breathless roll in the sheets on a 50-inch screen.Watching edgier TV with your kids during the pandemic? You’re not alone.|Bonnie Miller Rubin|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
The Council, under Campbell, Williamson said, was not nearly as progressive as it acted.What’s Behind the Effort to Recall Council President Jen Campbell|Scott Lewis|February 9, 2021|Voice of San Diego
He was also involved in the founding of Catalist, the flagship progressive data company.The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election|Molly Ball|February 4, 2021|Time
Key financial regulatory positions remain unfilled, and progressives oppose some leading candidates.
Today’s progressives are in danger of repeating my generation’s mistakes.Bernie Sanders is often called a liberal. He’d beg to differ. Who is actually a liberal?|Graham Vyse|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But now his politics were offending the progressive sensibilities of the American film industry.How James Woods Became Obama’s Biggest Twitter Troll|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They are afflicted with “progressive spiritual emptiness,” he said, which no amount of academic honors and degrees can fill.Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'|Barbie Latza Nadeau|December 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some imagine Senator Elizabeth Warren as the charismatic leader of a progressive version of the “tea party.”
Throughout the progressive movement, this sentiment is echoed almost everywhere.Why the Left Loves Warren, But Won’t Swoon for Sanders|David Freedlander|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The act, however, is a progressive piece of legislation and creates new conditions as the result of its own operation.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
At first geologists were disposed to attribute all the phenomena of mountain-folding to the progressive cooling of the earth.
Science and revelation are therefore progressive, though in somewhat different ways.Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
In this section we can see how the progressive melting gradually brings the rocky débris into plain view.
I am too enlightened and progressive to feel comfortable in my own country, and that is why I spend so much time in England.The Weight of the Crown|Fred M. White
British Dictionary definitions for progressive (1 of 2)
- the progressive aspect of a verb
- a verb in this aspect