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pruh gre siv

  • n  a tense of verbs used in describing action that is on-going
  • n  a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
  • a  favoring or promoting progress
    progressive schools
  • s  favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
  • a  (of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases
  • s  gradually advancing in extent
  • s  (of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position
    progressive euchre
    progressive tournaments
  • s  advancing in severity
    progressive paralysis

  • Progressive education last week was compared, by one of its high priests, to Christianity.
  • By 1938, John Dewey was worriedly deploring the excesses of progressive education.
  • It's not as progressive as Robert Reich would like it to be.
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  • Progressive Profit In May Spikes - Quick Facts
    Progressive Profit In May Spikes - Quick Facts
    June 12, 2013 - Nasdaq
  • Progressive May Profit Almost Triples
    Auto insurance group Progressive Corp. (PGR) on Wednesday reported a profit for the month of May that almost tripled from last year, reflecting a surge in investment gains that more than offset higher catastrophe losses.
    June 12, 2013 - RTT News
  • Progressive Reports May 2013 Results
        MAYFIELD VILLAGE, OHIO -- June 12, 2013 -- The Progressive Corporation (NYSE:PGR) today reported the following results for May 2013: (millions, except per share amounts and ratios; unaudited) May May ...
    June 12, 2013 - Thomson Reuters ONE via Yahoo! Finance

  • Barack Obama in The Hill
    To my progressive friends, I would remind you that for decades, the driving idea behind reform has been to end insurance company abuses and make coverage affordable for those without it,Obama said. "The public option is only a means to...
  • Gordon Brown in BBC News
    In an article for Monitor - a Parliamentary magazine - Mr Brown wrote about people's concerns about the housing slump, adding: "Around the world, it is progressive politicians who are grappling with these challenges. In the electrifying US...
  • Mark Serwotka in The Press Association
    PCS leader Mark Serwotka said: "If this so-called fair and progressive coalition Government get away with this, it would lay waste to communities across the UK where people rely on the services that our members and other public servants provide. We...

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