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proactive

adjective uk   /ˌprəʊˈæk.tɪv/  us   /ˌproʊ-/
taking action by causing change and not only reacting to change when it happens: Companies are going to have to be more proactive about environmental management. a proactive approach/role
proactively
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “proactive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 主動的,積極的…
in Russian активный…
in Turkish zamanından önce değişiklik yaparak önlem alınan, önceden davranılan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 主动的,积极的…
in Polish aktywny…
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