[ 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 /
a person favoring progress, as in politics; progressive.
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His working-men's meeting had been dissolved by a Progressist Burgomaster without any legal justification.Dreamers of the Ghetto|I. Zangwill
From the first he took an important place in the chamber, as one of the most notable orators of the Progressist Republican group.