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  • 1 slow — [slō] adj. [ME slowe < OE slaw, akin to Du sleeuw, ON slær, dull < ?] 1. not quick or clever in understanding; dull; obtuse 2. a) taking a longer time than is expected or usual to act, move, go, happen, etc. b) not hasty, quick, ready, or… …

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  • 2 progress — pro|gress1 W2S2 [ˈprəugres US ˈpra: ] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of progredi to go forward ] 1.) the process of getting better at doing something, or getting closer to finishing or achieving something ▪ I m afraid… …

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  • 3 progress — I UK [ˈprəʊɡres] / US [ˈprɑɡrəs] noun [uncountable] *** Get it right: progress: Progress is an uncountable noun, and so: ▪  it never comes after a ▪  it is never used in the plural Wrong: The 20th century has brought about a tremendous progress… …

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  • 4 slow — slowly, adv. slowness, n. /sloh/, adj., slower, slowest, adv., slower, slowest, v. adj. 1. moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed or velocity: a slow train. 2. characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace. 3. taking or requiring …

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  • 5 slow — [[t]sloʊ[/t]] adj. and adv. slow•er, slow•est, v. 1) moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed: a slow train[/ex] 2) characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace[/ex] 3) taking or requiring a comparatively long time 4) gradual:… …

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  • 6 slow — slow1 W2S2 [sləu US slou] adj comparative slower superlative slowest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not quick)¦ 2¦(taking too long)¦ 3¦(with delay)¦ 4¦(longer time)¦ 5¦(business)¦ 6¦(clock)¦ 7¦(not clever)¦ 8 …

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  • 7 slow — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Old English slāw; akin to Old High German slēo dull Date: before 12th century 1. a. mentally dull ; stupid < a slow student > b. naturally inert or sluggish 2. a …

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  • 8 progress — pro|gress1 [ pragrəs ] noun uncount *** 1. ) the process of developing or improving: I m worried about my son s lack of progress in English. progress of: Keep me informed of the progress of the project. progress toward: The party called for… …

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  • 9 Make You Feel My Love — Song by Bob Dylan from the album Time out of Mind Released September 30, 1997 Genre Blues rock Language English …

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  • 10 progress — I n. 1) to make progress 2) to facilitate progress 3) to hinder, impede, obstruct progress 4) considerable, good, great, material; rapid; slow; smooth; spotty; steady progress 5) economic; scientific; significant; technological progress 6)… …

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  • 11 progress — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, dramatic, excellent, genuine, good, great, impressive, real, remarkable, significant …

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  • 12 slow — ▪ I. slow slow 1 [sləʊ ǁ sloʊ] verb [intransitive, transitive] also slow down to become slower: • Consumer borrowing has slowed noticeably since Jan. 1. • They re delaying sales reports to the factory to slow down shipments of new cars.   [m0] ▪… …

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  • 13 progress — 1 noun 1 (U) the process of getting better at doing something, or getting closer to finishing or achieving something (+ of/on/towards): Nico had been candid with Stern about the progress of the investigation. | tests designed to monitor the… …

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  • 14 make headway — verb obtain advantages, such as points, etc. The home team was gaining ground After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number one playoff berth in the Western Conference • Syn: ↑gain, ↑advance, ↑win …

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  • 15 slow — 1. adjective /sləʊ,sloʊ/ a) Taking a long time to move or go a short distance, or to perform an action; not quick in motion; proceeding at a low speed. a slow train b) …

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  • 16 Idea of Progress — This article is about the theory that scientific and social progress improves the human condition. For the concept of Progress in the abstract, see Progress (history). In historiography, the Idea of Progress is the theory that advances in… …

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  • 17 Sunda slow loris — Sunda slow loris[1] …

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  • 18 Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) — Second release cover Single by Pet Shop Boys from the album Please …

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  • 19 To make a march — March March, n. [F. marche.] 1. The act of marching; a movement of soldiers from one stopping place to another; military progress; advance of troops. [1913 Webster] These troops came to the army harassed with a long and wearisome march. Bacon.… …

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  • 20 Opposite-colored bishops endgame — The …

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