progressist

[prog-res-ist, -ruh-sist or, esp. British proh-gres-ist, -gruh-sist]
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noun

a person favoring progress, as in politics; progressive.

Nearby words

  1. progress bar,
  2. progress chaser,
  3. progress payment,
  4. progression,
  5. progressionist,
  6. progressive,
  7. progressive assimilation,
  8. progressive bulbar paralysis,
  9. progressive cataract,
  10. progressive cerebral poliodystrophy

Origin of progressist

First recorded in 1840–50; progress + -ist

Related formsprog·ress·ism, noun

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