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progressive schools
favoring political change or new ideas (typically associated with liberal causes); or a person with such beliefs


gradually getting more severe — as of a disease or other condition


gradually advancing (making progress)

Also see progressive tax. The terms, progressive education or progressive school are sometimes used to refer to more modern educational techniques such as stressing experience and self-expression over rote learning. For other more specialized senses of progressive, see a comprehensive dictionary or the related Wikipedia links.
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