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in progress

Under way; currently happening. When we arrived, the movie was already in progress, so we decided to wait for a later viewing. Negotiations to end the strike are in progress, with both sides hoping to reach a deal with the end of the week.
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progress to (something)

To reach a particular destination or outcome. We've finally progressed to the approval stage for our application. Fingers crossed! The homelessness problem has progressed to a nationwide emergency.
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progress toward (something)

To be in the process of reaching a particular destination, outcome, or goal. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) With the game progressing toward its conclusion, it seems like the reigning champions will walk away with another victory. The committee is progressing toward the end of its investigation.
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progress with (something)

To be in the process of doing something. (Usually used in the continuous tense.) How are you progressing with the report? He's having trouble progressing with his studies. Would you mind tutoring him?
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in progress

under way; happening; developing or moving right now. Don't enter the studio. There's a show in progress. We now return you to the regularly scheduled show in progress.
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progress to something

to reach all the way to something or some place. The crisis has progressed to its final stage. Things had progressed to a serious stage where nothing more could be done for him.
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progress toward something

to move partway toward some goal. Nancy is progressing toward her degree quite nicely. We are progressing toward the end of the project.
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progress with something

to continue to move toward something or completing something. I can't seem to progress with this project. How are you progressing with the building of your model ship?
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in progress

Going on, under way, happening, as in She's got another book in progress, or The game was already in progress when I tuned in. [c. 1600]
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a rake's progress

a progressive deterioration, especially through self-indulgence.
A rake is a fashionable or wealthy man with dissolute or promiscuous habits. A Rake's Progress was the title of a series of engravings by William Hogarth ( 1697–1764 ). They depicted the rake's life progressing from wealthy and privileged origins to debt, despair, and death on the gallows.
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in progress

Going on; under way: a work in progress.
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Progress, OpenEdge, and Progress OpenEdge are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation in the U.
Learning Accelerator- The Learning Accelerator is the first step towards becoming a new Progress partner, offering new solution providers information on the Progress organization and how Progress OpenEdge products can support their application.
PASeries Mathematics uses The Quantile Framework([R]) for Mathematics to evaluate student progress in grades 3 to 8.
By selecting Enterprise RTView over other dashboard solutions, Progress was able to bring a powerful, full-featured, branded monitoring solution to market ahead of schedule.
Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS) provides application infrastructure software for the development, deployment, integration and management of business applications.
We are pleased that two Progress customers, Volvo and BGN, have demonstrated how the use of innovative IT technologies have created substantial value for their businesses," said Joseph Alsop, founder and chief executive officer, Progress Software.
Two Progress customers have been named in the prestigious "2006 InfoWorld CTO 25" in the June 2006 issue of InfoWorld.
Volvo is a powerful demonstration of the business value that Sonic and OpenEdge products deliver," said Joseph Alsop, co-founder and chief executive officer of Progress Software Corporation.
Progress, Actional, OpenEdge, Sonic ESB, Apama, EasyAsk and DataDirect Technologies are trademarks or registered trademarks of Progress Software Corporation or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates in the U.
Progress Software announced a significant breakthrough in remote store automation with the deployment of item-level RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) in an SOA (service oriented architecture) suite of applications.
Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), a supplier of leading technology to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, today announced the company has been named one of the top 12 most influential technology companies by Intelligent Enterprise magazine.
BGN is deploying technology from four Progress product lines that deliver this unique retail application: Progress(R) OpenEdge(R) as the platform for all transactions processed by the stores, Apama(R) ESP for processing the RFID data, Sonic ESB(R) as the integration backbone for the store automation applications and Progress(R) EasyAsk for natural language access to the application by end users.
Progress Software Corporation (Nasdaq: PRGS), a global supplier of application infrastructure software used to develop, deploy, integrate and manage business applications, today announced the availability of a study, commissioned by Progress and produced by Forrester Consulting titled "The Total Economic Impact(TM) of the Progress(R) OpenEdge(R) Platform" (a full copy of this report can be accessed at: http://www.
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