[ proh-ak-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌproʊ ækˈtɪv ɪ ti /
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the act, characteristic, or habit of thinking and acting so as to prepare for, intervene in, or control expected events, especially negative or challenging ones; initiative: Thanks again for your proactivity; you solved this problem before I even knew there was a problem!In a fast-paced, multithreat online environment, proactivity and stability are the cornerstones of good cybersecurity strategy.
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Also pro·ac·tive·ness [proh-ak-tiv-nis] /proʊˈæk tɪv nɪs/ .
Origin of proactivity
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How to use proactivity in a sentence
Facebook, unfortunately, has not yet been as proactive, or at best it’s been sporadic in its response.The downfall of adtech means the trust economy is here|Walter Thompson|November 23, 2020|TechCrunch
Fortunately, there are a number of proactive steps you can take to protect your site to avoid this negative impact on your SEO.Five quick SEO wins to give your website a boost in search|Anthony Gaenzle|November 23, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Be proactive about who you want to see over the holidays, Grant advised.Bah, humbug! Pandemic exacerbates holiday blues|Kathi Wolfe|November 22, 2020|Washington Blade
My research calls for a more proactive approach, including preemptive efforts to prevent damage.Preserving cultural and historic treasures in a changing climate may mean transforming them|Erin Seekamp|November 22, 2020|Washington Post
Our target audience is empowered women who want to take a proactive approach of living and knowing that the choices they makes as consumers can affect the world in a positive way.Meet the sisters self-funding a sustainable footwear brand, creating shoes that ‘celebrate every woman’s step’|Rachel King|November 22, 2020|Fortune