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progressivism

[pruh-gres-uh-viz-uh m] /prəˈgrɛs əˌvɪz əm/
noun
1.
the principles and practices of progressives.
2.
(initial capital letter) the doctrines and beliefs of the Progressive party.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; progressive + -ism
Related forms
progressivist, noun, adjective
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Word Origin and History for progressivist

progressivism

n.

1855 (from 1892 in the political sense), from progressive + -ism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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