Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) looking to advance, championing progress, in favour of reform and change
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If something is 'progressive', it means that it happens over a period of time or gradually. So you can have 'a progressive disease' or a 'progressive decline in numbers'. As a noun, 'a Progressive' can mean someone who is a supporter of social reform. This is a verb and a noun that can be used in social and professional contexts.
Social Examples (Basic)
The Netherlands is consideredan extremely progressive countrydue to their relaxed drug laws and liberal views.
My grandmother's parents had a very progressive attitude to education for women and financed her studies until she finished college.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The Company was given an award for its progressive thinking when it incorporated the latest technology in its new product.
We're taking a progressive approach to training by moving away from outdated methods of teaching.
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