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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 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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23 March 2017 - UK-based oil and gas investor RockRose Energy plc (LSE: RRE) and Maersk Oil North Sea UK Ltd are progressing toward completion of a deal agreed last December, under which RockRose will acquire Maersk Oil North Sea UK's non-operated interests in the Scott (5.
Spokesman for the army, "We prevail against the rebels for the last two days and progressing toward north.
These same specifications also are progressing toward formal adoption as standards by the IPC-Association Connecting Electronics Industries, a trade organization with nearly 2700 members.
Educators in grades K-6 use mCLASS handheld computer-based software to give research-based assessments that reveal how students are progressing toward mastering critical skills in early reading and enable teachers to adjust instruction to students' needs.
The Company is progressing toward commercialization of a revolutionary new surface coating technology that has the potential to vastly improve the human body's acceptance of implanted medical devices, as well as enhance the functionality of those devices.
The statements in this news release referring to the company's progressing toward positive cash flow and profitability, and to this financing's accelerating Intraware's drive toward profitability, and other statements in this release which are not historical facts, may be deemed to be forward-looking statements involving a number of risk factors and uncertainties.
These reports also reveal how well employees are progressing toward lifestyle changes and health goals.
KHYBER AGENCY -- Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the writ of the state has largely been restored and that we are progressing towards enduring peace and stability.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday said that the writ of the state has largely been restored and Pakistan was progressing towards enduring peace and stability, according to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
He voiced UK government s commitment to the Western Balkan enlargement policy and noted the UK will continue supporting Montenegro in maintaining the good dynamics of opening negotiation chapters and progressing towards membership.
Blue Castle Holdings Inc, a company that develops the Blue Castle Nuclear Project, is progressing towards completing site characterisation activities required for the filing of a licensing application with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and for State and local permitting.
SOMA Networks is rapidly progressing towards delivery of one of the first commercially-ready Mobile WiMAX offerings, to support our vision of enabling our customers to connect the next billion people.
KHYBER AGENCY -- Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has on Monday said that the writ of the state has largely been restored and that we are progressing towards enduring peace and stability.
Iron Quadrangle feasibility program progressing towards 2005 targets