how to pronounce progressive


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The above transcription of progressive 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.

progressive is pronounced in three syllables

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

“… and progressive visionary thinking and …”

meaning of progressive

Progressive means to move forward or to make progress.

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