If we reverse-engineer the progress of the Boeing 777 from this single moment of clarity, where does it begin to get complicated?
Holloway concedes that each department still has a “unique culture” that can produce friction, but insists the progress is real.
It undoes some of the progress made after 9/11 to push information out of agency silos and share it widely across the government.
Both Okonjo-Iweala and Ubiñas had encouraging things to say about progress and the future.
Weinberg also said the NRA has a long history of obstructing any progress on the smart gun.
She looks upon it rather as one of the reasonable conditions of progress.
All were bare and disorderly, because, as the woman explained, house-cleaning was in progress.
How, he inquires, can we seize the thread of the progress of the human mind?
You cannot make economy a crime, progress a misdemeanour, or efficiency a felony!
There is no accounting for tastes, we say, and in saying that we despair of progress in the arts.
late 14c., "a going on, action of walking forward," from Old French progres (Modern French progrès), from Latin progressus "a going forward," from past participle of progredi (see progression).
In early use in English especially "a state journey by royalty." Figurative sense of "growth, development, advancement to higher stages" is from c.1600. To be in progress "underway" is attested by 1849. Progress report attested by 1865.
1590s in the literal sense; c.1600 in the figurative sense, from progress (n.). OED says the verb was obsolete in English 18c. but was reformed or retained in America and subsequently long regarded in Britain as an Americanism. Related: Progressed; progressing.