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forward-looking

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(also forward-thinking)

Definition of forward-looking in English:

adjective

Favouring innovation and development; progressive: a forward-looking company
More example sentences
  • A quiet, retiring man, Dominick was a progressive and forward-thinking farmer, and was highly thought-of by all who knew him.
  • In one decision, he is progressively democratic and forward-looking.
  • While at once forward-looking, a progressive movement is also well rooted in the historic tides of reform in America.
Synonyms
progressive, enlightened, go-ahead, dynamic, pushing, bold, modern, enterprising, ambitious, pioneering, progressivist, positive, reforming, radical, liberal
informal go-getting

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