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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Descriptive of any event or stimulus or process that has an effect on events or stimuli or processes that occur subsequently; adj. - (of a policy or person or action) controlling a situation by causing something to happen rather than waiting to re

Usage examples (41)
  • proactive inhibition
  • This characterization of Vitter being "proactive" is reminiscent of the initial reports when Vitter first disclosed his links to the D.C. Madam.
  • Cayman Airways has introduced what it describes as a proactive operational cost-saving measure to help keep airfares as low as possible for customers.
  • This sort of content, the sort that helps people to be proactive, is rare but necessary. for more
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