One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who progresses or makes progress.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Francis Bacon (1561–1626), lord chancellor, politician, and philosopher. From post-classical Latin progressor thing which goes forward from classical Latin prōgress-, past participial stem of prōgredī to go forward, proceed, to advance, develop, progress + -or.
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