progression

noun
ADJECTIVE
rapid
gradual, slow, steady
smooth
linear, logical, natural

It seemed like a natural progression from singing to acting as a career.

By a logical progression of thought, she worked out why the remark was considered offensive.

career
chord, harmonic
VERB + PROGRESSION
inhibit, slow
halt, prevent
accelerate
monitor
PREPOSITION
progression from … to … 

his progression from awkward teenager to handsome movie star

progression through

Her progression through the ranks of the company had been rapid.

progression within

his steady upward progression within the company

PHRASES
the progression of a disease

one of the later stages in the progression of the disease


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  • progression — [ prɔgresjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIIe math.; lat. progressio 1 ♦ Suite de nombres dans laquelle chaque terme est déduit du précédent par une loi constante. Progression arithmétique, géométrique. ♢ Mus. Succession de sons suivant une loi déterminée.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Progression — may refer to:In mathematics:* Arithmetic progression, sequence of numbers such that the difference of any two successive members of the sequence is a constant * Geometric progression, sequence of numbers such that the quotient of any two… …   Wikipedia

  • Progression — Pro*gres sion, n. [L. progressio: cf. F. progression.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward. [1913 Webster] 2. Course; passage; lapse or process of time. [1913 Webster] I hope, in a short… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • progression — pro‧gres‧sion [prəˈgreʆn] noun [uncountable] gradual development and improvement over a period of time: • The typical career progression includes two years of technical training. * * * progression UK US /prəʊˈgreʃən/ US  /prəˈgreʃən/ noun [U] ►… …   Financial and business terms

  • Progression — Progression …   Википедия

  • Progression — (von lat. progressus ‚Fortschritt‘) steht für: eine Kurzform für die Steuerprogression in der Einkommensteuer; ein Synonym für eine mathematische Folge; Progression (Sprachunterricht), im Fremdsprachenunterricht die Anordnung des Lern und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • progression — [prō gresh′ən, prəgresh′ən] n. [ME < MFr < L progressio] 1. a moving forward or onward; progress 2. a sequence or succession, as of acts, happenings, etc. 3. Math. a sequence of numbers, each of which is obtained from its predecessor by the …   English World dictionary

  • progression — index accession (enlargement), advance (progression), advancement (improvement), array (order), boom ( …   Law dictionary

  • progression — (n.) mid 15c., action of moving forward, from O.Fr. progression (early 15c.), from L. progressionem (nom. progressio) a going forward, from progressus, pp. of progredi go forward, from pro forward (see PRO (Cf. pro )) + gradi to step, walk, f …   Etymology dictionary

  • progression — Progression. s. f. Il n a guere d usage que dans le dogmatique, & en cette phrase, Mouvement de progression, qui signifie aussi, Mouvement en avant …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • progression — progression. См. прогресс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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