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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.
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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]
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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.
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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"
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Translations
proaktivní
proactivo
주도적

proactive

[prəʊˈæktɪv] ADJproactivo
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proactive

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

adjproaktiv
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