One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A person who favours or advocates progress, especially in political or social matters; a reformer, a progressive.
Favouring or characterized by innovation or reform; progressive.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Times. From progress + -ist; in many instances after equivalent terms in Romance languages, as French progressiste, Spanish progresista, adjective and noun, Italian progressista, adjective and noun.
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