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progressive

1. favouring or promoting political or social reform through government action, or even revolution, to improve the lot of the majority
2. denoting or relating to an educational system that allows flexibility in learning procedures, based on activities determined by the needs and capacities of the individual child, the aim of which is to integrate academic with social development
3. (of a tax or tax system) graduated so that the rate increases relative to the amount taxed
4. (esp of a disease) advancing in severity, complexity, or extent
5. (of a dance, card game, etc.) involving a regular change of partners after one figure, one game, etc.
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Every voter was in complete cognisance of what he or she wanted for their country and approached their choice of candidates with prudence and progressiveness.
Fusing styles and mixing influences W&W combine the uplifting and melodic elements of trance with the raw intensity of electro and progressiveness of house to create a sound uniquely their own.
According to the firm this wireless mouse is available at all authorized dealerships of the company all over the country at Rs 5,599 and it offers an ideal mix of sportiness, sophistication and progressiveness.
In January last year planners nervous at the progressiveness of the project delayed a decision, but finally gave the green light.
In line with our core brand values of progressiveness and sophistication, I am confident that 'Audi-India Future of Change' has established benchmarks in nurturing talent to spur the growth of the Indian luxury automotive industry, said Michael Perschke", Head, Audi India.
The new government should show its progressiveness by putting teachers forefront.
The progressiveness of the recommendations and the way that every political party has united to call for strengthening the Measure in a number of ways is very heartening.
For us it is of some significance that the Official Launch Night of riffraffrooms allows Newry to demonstrate its resilience, creativity and progressiveness as a counter to recent negative headline events.
Croce matured from 1866 to 1916 in an atmosphere of relative peace and progressiveness that nurtured his emotional attachment to the monarchy and to a strong, centralized state.
A few tuts might have been expected, this after all is not an institution known for its liberal progressiveness, but blatant jeering, heckling and slow-hand clapping must have ruffled the Prime Minister's equanimity.