The definition of proactive is someone who takes an active role in dealing with something before it needs to be taken care of.adjective
An example of proactive is a student studying for a fall semester class during their summer vacation.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: pro- + -active, as in reactive
Origin: pro- + -active, as in retroactive
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- pro·acˈtion noun
- pro·acˈtive·ly adverb
- pro·acˈtive·ness, proˌac·tivˈi·ty noun