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descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently

(of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to respond to it after it happens

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Rotronics Battery Management Solutions also uses the data to promote case study and editorial articles, highlighting the benefits associated with pro-active maintenance and how this can impact positively on workshop productivity and assist in driving down avoidable costs.
So the local councils must be pro-active and conduct audits and ensure cleaning works are done every day,' she told reporters after attending the 'Life at Work' Award presentation organised by Talent Corporation Malaysia Berhad (TalentCorp) here today.
Existing patients and those interested in learning more about chiropractic and Pro-Active Health's other services are encouraged to attend -- and to wear white in keeping with the party's theme.
New Delhi [India], Feb 28 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired his twenty-fourth interaction through PRAGATI - the ICT-based, a multi-modal platform for Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation.
"Without their support at a crucial time we couldn't have grown Brickwork Services so successfully or set up Pro-Active Safety."
I'm not one for keeping my mouth completely closed having retired from Kirklees Council nearly 20 years ago and someone who takes a pro-active role in local community affairs.
During this time she has been pro-active within the CPHVA, initially writing book reviews in the 1980s for Community Practitioner, fulfilling the role of chair of the local Torbay branch, and acting as a steward at national conferences in Harrogate and Torbay.
The Prime Minister assured the industry the government will remain pro-active in ensuring economic rebound.
When I think about it, I'd probably have to admit that's an area where I could have been more pro-active over the years.
We do not know how effective the new Environment Council would be, as committees are notorious for their inability to take quick decisions, let alone be pro-active. Theopemptou, who was commendably pro-active throughout his six-and-half-years in the post, was a very successful Environment Commissioner because he was not answerable to any committee or Council.
CONCERNS Green As Rangers have been pro-active in the fight against sectarianism they will almost certainly not be held to account for the actions of some of their fans.
"Alba's achievement in securing a 4.5pc increase in sales for 2011 has been due to the dynamic teamwork shown by the Alba workforce and in their pro-active response in fulfilling Alba's sales and production goals," said chief executive Laurent Schmitt.
Det Insp Dave Culverwell said: "Officers on patrol made a pro-active stop of the vehicle and became suspicious.