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Definition

[n] a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
[n] a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
[adj] favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
[adj] advancing in severity; "progressive paralysis"
[adj] favoring or promoting progress; "progressive schools"
[adj] (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount increases
[adj] gradually advancing in extent

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