how to pronounce progression


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the above transcription of progression is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

progression is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of progression in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… period but next in the progression came …”

meanings of progression


  1. The act of moving from one thing to another.
  2. Chord progression.
  3. A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.
  4. The making an exercise more exerting by manipulating the details of its performance like loaded weight, range of motion, angle, speed.
  5. The act of moving forward or proceeding in a course; motion onward.
  6. Development, increase, evolution.

progression frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word progression occurs in english on average 6.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics progression can be related to

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 progression can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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