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Synonyms for progressive

Synonyms for progressive

ahead of current trends or customs

not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct

favoring civil liberties and social progress

a person with liberal political opinions

Synonyms for progressive

a person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties

favoring or promoting progress

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favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)

(of taxes) adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount of income increases

gradually advancing in extent

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(of a card game or a dance) involving a series of sections for which the participants successively change place or relative position

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advancing in severity

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There are approximately 400,000 Americans with MS and close to 50% of patients have secondary progressive MS.
But there is more room for progressive change at the state level.
The Pro-Growth Progressive By Gene Sperling Simon & Schuster, $26.
Despite its brilliance, Frank's analysis of loony Christians voting against their own interests reflects the Enlightenment conviction that rationality trumps all other values; it also reinforces US progressive contempt toward churchgoers, a contempt that contributed to John Kerry's downfall.
Religious leaders who mounted an unsuccessful bid to resurrect progressive values in the 2004 elections say they refuse to yield the "moral high ground" to conservative Christians who helped President Bush win a second term.
Thanks to my parents, I was reared as an unrepentantly progressive Catholic, constantly attending discussion groups and demonstrations that reflected a commitment to the social justice teachings of the church.
From the Progressive perspective, the informal, but extensive cooperation among service corporations like insurance companies and banks was as worrisome as the "tight combinations" of industrial trusts like Standard Oil and U.
Progressive chose Michigan for the next step in its foray into homeowners coverage because it has a strong homeowners market and a friendly regulatory environment, said Karen Barone, a homeowners product manager for Progressive.
Some put the blame for this on the failure of progressive programs such as desegregation and public housing, with no consensus on any new initiatives to replace them.
Because progression of MS proceeds quite slowly for most people, clinical trials of treatments for progressive MS take years longer than trials in relapsing-remitting MS.
Instead of offering a defense of the pragmatic, New Democrat policies Dionne recommended in his earlier book, They Only Look Dead eviscerates free markets and capitalism and touts Progressive Era - style central planning as the key to national salvation.
Contrary to the longstanding notion that patients diagnosed with chronic, progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) face a relentless downhill course, new research shows that 30 percent of such cases stabilize after a two-year period.
CHICAGO -- Fitch Ratings has withdrawn the 'AA' Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) rating of Progressive Northeastern Insurance Company.
December 1929 Belle Case La Fellette renames La Follette's Weekly as The Progressive.
secondary progressive: MS that begins with a pattern of clear-cut relapses and recovery but becomes steadily progressive over time with continued worsening between occasional acute attacks (see figure 2).
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