Entry from British & World English dictionary
Not reactionary; favouring political or social reform: a non-reactionary policy several reforming and non-reactionary measures
More example sentences
- Although basically a non-reactionary step it was countered by a reactionary one in 1825.
- Further non-reactionary legislation was passed in 1819 in the form of the Cotton Mills Act and the setting up of a Bullion Committee.
- As non-reactionary policy this was indeed a small gesture.
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