Definition of unprogressive in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnprəˈɡrɛsɪv/


Not favouring or implementing social reform or new, typically liberal, ideas: the unprogressive nature of British institutions
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  • He was a distributivist who wanted a chicken in every peasant's pot with emphasis on the ‘peasant’, and said that he admired the cheerfully unprogressive attitudes of the poor.
  • The recent Women's Issue has to be one of the most unprogressive pieces of literature to have ever come out of Briarpatch's offices.
  • All other differences between them, like political traditions, begin to appear unreal and unprogressive.

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