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An example use of progress in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… we've made so much progress this is not …”
Progress means to move forward or to make progress.
the word progress occurs in english on average 57.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that progress can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;
2) education, science, and technology;
3) transport and travel;