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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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It is also hoped the highprofile campaign will also assist in changing hearts and minds when it comes to reducing gun and knife crime and is yet another tool in terms of proactivity."
However, at present, many of the proposals appear to amount to little more than box-ticking exercises which will enable ministers to point to proactivity, albeit misguided proactivity, in seeking to address a problem.
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We're proud to see our students display exceptional proactivity, and readiness for volunteerism, while maintaining their morale throughout their charitable initiative.
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We have been impressed with their proactivity and eagerness to take such an innovative new offering to market.
"In 2025, team work will be among the most important skills for success alongside creative thinking and so-called STEM skills (STEM is the acronym of the first letters of the English words of science, technology, engineering ) and maths.Adapting the school system is key to preparing the students for the economy of the modern times.I am glad that we have teachers and schools in Bulgaria who are looking for and finding opportunities for cooperation on international projects Proactivity and Creative Thinking development so when students have the freedom to test their knowledge and themselves to reach conclusions.
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