Translation of progressive in Spanish:


progresista, adj.

Pronunciation /prəˈɡrɛsɪv//prəˈɡrɛsɪv/


  • 1

    (thinker/attitude/measure) progresista
    a progressive school una escuela activa
    • The progressive beliefs and social justice we stand for, our core, must not be altered.
    • New organizing concepts and progressive ideas emerged during this period and they became lynchpins to the solutions of pestilence and urban design problems.
    • The persecution of Christians was restrained by his progressive measures.
    • It was brought about by progressive ideas and by the desire for social change.
    • We're going to be strong on security and we're going to be socially progressive.
    • Each stands for the failure of grandiose but flawed social experiments, master plans drawn up by enlightened and progressive lovers of humanity in the abstract.
    • Do you think outspokenly progressive people are held to a standard that's not expected of others?
    • Instead, the task for progressive people of all complexions should be to improve ourselves as human beings and rehabilitate our national house simultaneously.
    • I wish we had the luxury of choosing candidates purely on the basis of their commitment to a bottom-up revolution of the people and progressive ideas.
    • If we are not to use man-made poisons, the answer favoured by progressive gardeners is some kind of natural remedy.
    • Although a right-wing neo-conservative, he's quite progressive on social policy and this gives him a certain desirability.
    • When our founding mothers and fathers wrote the Constitution, they took a major step forward in terms of progressive policies, by abolishing capital punishment.
    • I'm not enthused by the domestic agenda but I am very glad we have a radical and progressive leader on the international scene.
    • As the church and aristocracy led an assault on the radical ideas coming from revolutionary France, Goya and his progressive friends found themselves under attack.
    • I have a question for radical and progressive people in the West.
    • She is a persuasive speaker who has mainstreamed progressive ideas without allowing them to be labeled as too liberal or left-wing.
    • The progressive solution lies in developing a unified political movement of the working class, armed with a genuine socialist consciousness.
    • People have high expectations about Labor, the party of reform and progressive ideas.
    • Until very recently, most progressive people and organizations putting serious money into electoral work never considered spending on these terms.
    • There was a time when championing state sovereignty was a progressive idea because the advance of statehood helped destroy empires.
  • 2

    (steadily increasing)
    (deterioration/improvement) progresivo
    • Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder with a substantial impact on patients and their families.
    • Furthermore, heart failure is a progressive condition: once symptoms appear, subsequent morbidity and mortality are high.
    • He had been examined periodically in recent months because of progressive congestive heart failure and peripheral edema.
    • While the disorder is not progressive, the levels of independent function often deteriorate once a child enters adolescence and adulthood.
    • An elderly black woman was readmitted to the hospital from a nursing home because of progressive weakness.
    • In contrast, tumors and ototoxic medications produce slowly progressive unilateral or bilateral lesions.
    • Chronic progressive weakness is the classic presentation in genetic and metabolic myopathies.
    • An addiction is a progressive disorder with mounting consequences with a genetic, biological heritage.
    • The report also recommends that people with progressive conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, should be covered from the time of diagnosis.
    • Alzheimer's disease is a chronic, progressive dementia developing over months to years.
    • Obesity is also a progressive condition, unlike anorexia nervosa, which tends to ameliorate with age.
    • Multiple sclerosis is a progressive condition, which affects the nervous system, for which there is no cure.
    • He has rapidly progressive HIV disease as shown by his high viral load.
    • Once respiratory or renal disease develops, the course is usually rapidly progressive.
    • In a progressive condition such as cystic fibrosis, it is difficult to disentangle the effects of age from those of disease severity.
    • It was a progressive condition that fed off itself, as well as people's fears about it.
    • I developed progressive MS late in life at age 46 after three years of very stressful work.
    • On her second hospital day she developed fever, tachycardia and tachypnea, progressive respiratory distress, and hypotension.
    • The second phase, referred to as the cardiopulmonary phase, is manifested by severe, rapidly progressive respiratory failure.
    • Patients suffering from cholesterol emboli syndrome, a progressive disease unresponsive to therapy, may benefit from iloprost.
  • 3

    • Today we will talk about transitive and progressive tenses.
    • Complaining and lobbying are progressive forms of verbs.
    • The same can be said of his frequent use of progressive verbs (gerunds).
    • One has to say, rather, I am writing a letter, with the progressive aspect.
    • I mean, so what if I use stative verbs in the progressive form, or use Chinese language structure for my English in daily usage?


  • 1

    progresista masculine