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[prog-res-ist, -ruh-sist or, esp. British proh-gres-ist, -gruh-sist] /ˈprɒg rɛs ɪst, -rə sɪst or, esp. British ˈproʊ grɛs ɪst, -grə sɪst/
noun
1.
a person favoring progress, as in politics; progressive.
Origin of progressist
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; progress + -ist
Related forms
progressism, noun
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