progressivism

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noun pro·gres·siv·ism \prə-ˈgre-si-ˌvi-zəm\

Definition of progressivism

  1. 1 :  the principles, beliefs, or practices of progressives

  2. 2 capitalized :  the political and economic doctrines advocated by the Progressives

  3. 3 :  the theories of progressive education

progressivist

play \-vist\ noun or adjective

progressivistic

play \-ˌgre-si-ˈvis-tik\ adjective

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1855


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