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progressivism

[ pruh-gres-uh-viz-uhm ]
/ prəˈgrɛs əˌvɪz əm /
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noun

the principles and practices of progressives.
(initial capital letter) the doctrines and beliefs of the Progressive party.

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Origin of progressivism

First recorded in 1890–95; progressive + -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM progressivism

pro·gres·siv·ist, noun, adjective
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