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1. The principles and practices of political progressives.
2. Progressive education.

pro·gres′siv·ist n.
pro·gres′siv·is′tic adj.


(prəˈgrɛs əˌvɪz əm)

1. the principles and practices of progressives.
2. (cap.) the doctrines and beliefs of a Progressive Party.
pro•gres′siv•ist, n., adj.


1. Also called progressionism, progressism. the principles and practices of those advocating progress, change, or reform, especially in political matters.
2. (cap.) the doctrines and beliefs of the Progressive party in America. — progressivist, n.
See also: Politics
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Noun1.progressivism - the political orientation of those who favor progress toward better conditions in government and society
ideology, political orientation, political theory - an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
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