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pro·gres·sive aspect

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  1. progressive aspectnoun

    the aspect of a verb that expresses its on-going action

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  1. progressive aspect

    The continuous and progressive aspects (abbreviated CONT and PROG) are grammatical aspects that express incomplete action ("to do") or state ("to be") in progress at a specific time: they are non-habitual, imperfective aspects. In the grammars of many languages the two terms are used interchangeably. This is also the case with English: a construction such as "He is washing" may be described either as present continuous or as present progressive. However, there are certain languages for which two different aspects are distinguished. In Chinese, for example, progressive aspect denotes a current action, as in "he is getting dressed", while continuous aspect denotes a current state, as in "he is wearing fine clothes". As with other grammatical categories, the precise semantics of the aspects vary from language to language, and from grammarian to grammarian. For example, some grammars of Turkish count the -iyor form as a present tense; some as a progressive tense; and some as both a continuous (nonhabitual imperfective) and a progressive (continuous non-stative) aspect.

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  1. progressive aspect

    The progressive aspect is a grammatical term that refers to an ongoing action in the present, past, or future. It is usually formed by combining a form of the verb "to be" with the present participle (the -ing form) of a verb. It serves to emphasize the process or continuity of an action.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of progressive aspect in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of progressive aspect in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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