German translation of 'progress'
- (no plural) (= movement forwards)
⇒ we made slow progress through the mud
wir kamen im Schlamm nur langsam vorwärts
⇒ in progress
⇒ "silence please, meeting in progress"
"Sitzung! Ruhe bitte"
⇒ the work still in progress
die noch zu erledigende Arbeit
- (no plural) (= advance)
⇒ to make (good/slow) progress
(gute/langsame) Fortschritte machen
⇒ I want to see some progress!
ich möchte Fortschritte sehen!
- (= move, go forward)
- (in time) as the work progresses
mit dem Fortschreiten der Arbeit
⇒ as the game progressed
im Laufe des Spiels
⇒ while negotiations were actually progressing
während die Verhandlungen im Gange waren
- (= improve, make progress)
⇒ how far have you progressed since our last meeting?
wie weit sind Sie seit unserer letzten Sitzung gekommen?
⇒ as you progress through the ranks
bei Ihrem Aufstieg durch die Ränge
Example Sentences Including 'progress'
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The coast line on this side of the bay softened as our journey progressed.THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)
These qualities were needed where there was no give and take, no movement and little progress.Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)
When the gorilla was not there it signalled that a fight was in progress.THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)
We have continued to make strong progress in key growth areas of our business.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
So thick was the throng that their progress slowed to one mile an hour.The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)
At work you make progress by checking the facts for yourself instead of listening to gossip.The Sun (2016)
Friendships are a hot topic and ambitions you share make real progress.The Sun (2017)
Medical progress has heaped upon us huge responsibilities and profound dilemmas.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The trust has made significant progress this year.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There is also to be better tracking of individual progress.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This brings progress in joint projects at work and at home.The Sun (2017)
This should bring progress at work and with complex home plans.The Sun (2011)
This will enable us to make progress at twice the pace.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Until that changes there will be little progress against poverty or inequality.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
We tend to worship groups who progress.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
You add common sense to imagination and make real progress.The Sun (2009)
Evolution, progress and excellence cannot happen without competition, and competition has no meaning without losers.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He is progressing unbelievably well and long may it continue.The Sun (2016)
She was progressing well in midsummer in better races than this until disappointing two months ago.The Sun (2014)
Couple that with the amazing recent progress on cancer.The Sun (2016)
Other studies have shown antioxidants hasten lung cancer progress.The Sun (2015)
The character of the town altered and adjusted as the day progressed.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The power cuts are expected to progress gradually.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The procedure is costly and the disease has often progressed too far by the time symptoms appear.The Sun (2017)
There are still cancers where progress is limited, such as brain and bone tumours.The Sun (2015)
We have made significant progress on the key issues.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We need more time to finish the job but we are making good progress.The Sun (2014)
We will be in touch with the hospital soon to find out how our case is progressing.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Over the years we have made good progress in reducing discrimination.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Progress against the diseases of affluence is sadly slower.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This is not the time to be progressing yet more draconian cuts to police budgets.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
To say progress has been slow would be flattering it.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
We lose the opportunity to continue such progress if we weaken our commitment to the green belt.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
What stands in the way of progress?Sources of the West: Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 1: From the Beginning to 1715 (1995)
Trends of 'progress'
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'progress' in Other Languages
British English: progress /ˈprəʊɡrɛs/ NOUN
Progress is the process of gradually improving or getting nearer to achieving or completing something.
There are signs of progress in the boy's reading.
- American English: progress
- Arabic: تَقَدُم
- Brazilian Portuguese: progresso
- Chinese: 进展
- Croatian: napredak
- Czech: pokrok
- Danish: fremskridt
- Dutch: voortgang
- European Spanish: progreso
- Finnish: edistys
- French: progrès
- German: Fortschritt
- Greek: πρόοδος
- Italian: progresso
- Japanese: 進歩
- Korean: 진행
- Norwegian: framskritt
- Polish: postęp
- European Portuguese: progresso
- Romanian: progres
- Russian: прогресс
- Spanish: progreso
- Swedish: framsteg
- Thai: ความก้าวหน้า
- Turkish: ilerleme
- Ukrainian: прогрес
- Vietnamese: tiến bộ
British English: progress VERB
To progress means to move over a period of time to a stronger, more advanced, or more desirable state.
He will visit once a fortnight to see how his new staff are progressing.
Translation of progress from the Collins English to German Dictionary