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The company said that it planned to adopt a progressive dividend policy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The progressive dividend looks under threat, too. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He still looks progressive and is the sort to enjoy a good all-weather campaign if kept on the go in the next few months. The Sun (2016)His GP told him his disease was progressive and incurable. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A better way of going about it is progressive income tax, consumption tax and a taxpayerfunded supplement to low incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2017)His progressive profile makes him a threat. The Sun (2013)The extra furlong should not be a problem and she looks progressive. The Sun (2014)Conservatives understand the progressive case for tax cuts too. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The disease is often progressive and fatal. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)Nor do they amount to a progressive one. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What has happened to the other wing of nominally progressive politics is more surprising. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is progressive rock at its most puritanical. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also said that it would maintain its progressive policy on dividends. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That progressive dividend policy seems a good enough reason to hold them. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Did it promote efficiency and progressive change? America Past and Present (1995)In this context it is anxious to look progressive and enlightened. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is a complete dead end for progressive politics. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Are we in the thick of a progressive rock revival without realising it? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Only if earnings per share or profit before tax are progressive can a company claim to be successful. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)But as the disease progresses so the repair in most patients will fail and that causes progressive disease. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The miner said that it would adopt a progressive dividend policy in future and maintain or increase the payout. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is a solution: a progressive taxation system combined with a creative system for tax allowances. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His progressive social views did not mean he wished to allow Socialists a decisive voice in government. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Long Run also boasts a progressive profile. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They represent just a part of the modern British progressive politics that we need to advance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A firm commitment to a progressive dividend policy will aid share price stability. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Awesome Power also has a progressive profile and overcame a bad draw to win at Sandown. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'progressive'
British English: progressive ADJECTIVE
Someone who is progressive or has progressive ideas has modern ideas about how things should be done, rather than traditional ones.
...a progressive businessman.
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