[prog-res-ist, -ruh-sist or, esp. British proh-gres-ist, -gruh-sist]
a person favoring progress, as in politics; progressive.
Origin of progressist
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His working-men's meeting had been dissolved by a Progressist Burgomaster without any legal justification.Dreamers of the Ghetto
From the first he took an important place in the chamber, as one of the most notable orators of the Progressist Republican group.