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progressively

[ pruh-gres-iv-lee ]
/ prəˈgrɛs ɪv li /
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adverb
by degrees or stages; incrementally:If the disease remains unchecked, the rate of infection in the herd increases progressively over time.Over a five-year period, she became progressively weaker.
in a way characterized by or favoring improvement, reform, advances in social policy or conditions, more enlightened ideas, etc.:Imagine a political party that actually wants America to be governed progressively.
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