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pro·ac·tive

 (prō-ăk′tĭv)
adj.
Acting in advance to deal with an expected difficulty; anticipatory: proactive steps to prevent terrorism.

pro·ac′tion n.
pro·ac′tive·ly adv.
pro·ac′tive·ness, pro′ac·tiv′i·ty n.

proactive

(prəʊˈæktɪv)
adj
1. tending to initiate change rather than reacting to events
2. (Psychology) psychol of or denoting a mental process that affects a subsequent process
[C20: from pro-2 + (re)active]

pro•ac•tive

(proʊˈæk tɪv)

adj.
serving to prepare for, intervene in, or control an expected occurrence or situation: proactive measures against crime.
[1930–35]
pro•ac′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.proactive - descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently; "proactive inhibition"; "proactive interference"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
retroactive - descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on the effects of events or stimuli or process that occurred previously
2.proactive - (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens
active - disposed to take action or effectuate change; "a director who takes an active interest in corporate operations"; "an active antagonism"; "he was active in drawing attention to their grievances"
Translations
proaktivní
proactivo
주도적

proactive

[prəʊˈæktɪv] ADJproactivo

proactive

[prəʊˈæktɪv] adjproactif/ive
to adopt a proactive approach → adopter une approche proactive

proactive

adjproaktiv
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Taking advantage of relationship-building opportunities is of course largely contingent upon actors' proactiveness, but these industry groups are more naturally oriented to international activity as opposed to the more general case, described earlier in our arguments for H2, where the tendency is towards home-country activity and relationships.
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Her proactive resourcefulness, proactiveness, connectedness, and good knowledge of the value of feminine labor sustained her family in their early days in the U.
Hughes and Morgan, 2007; Morgan and Strong, 2003), asking raters to indicate the extent to which they believed the firm seemed to "be willing to take risks," "have a tendency to take bold and aggressive actions," and "open to pursuing risky projects" (three risk-taking items), "look for new ways to do things," "actively improve and innovate its way of doing business," "be willing to engage in new innovations," and "have a strong proclivity for innovation" (four innovativeness items), and "have a strong tendency to be ahead of others," "want to be a leader in its industry," and "interested in always being the first-to-market" (three proactiveness items).
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