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the process of developing or improving
change, growth, or improvement over a period of time
progress or an instance of progress in science, technology, human knowledge etc
progress or development that is becoming faster or stronger
progress in society, science, human knowledge etc
the way that a particular subject or object has developed or changed throughout its existence
the general development or progress of someone or something
important progress that has been made
the way that something continues to happen, develop, or make progress and is impossible to stop
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
a large expensive boat that is used for racing or sailing
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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