Entry from US English dictionary
Any of three related political parties active in the first half of the twentieth century that favored social reform. The most prominent was that formed under Theodore Roosevelt in 1912.
- Back in 1912, Theodore Roosevelt ran on the Progressive Party ticket.
- Increasingly critical of President Truman's foreign policy, in 1948 he ran for president as a Progressive Party candidate.
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Syllabification: Pro·gres·sive Par·ty
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