1. (Of societies) Highly developed especially in technology or industry
2. Ahead in development; complex or intricate; SYN. sophisticated.
3. Ahead of the times; SYN. forward-looking, innovative, modern.
4. At a higher level in training or knowledge or skill
5. Far along in time; SYN. ripe.
6. Farther along in physical or mental development
7. Comparatively late in a course of development
8. Situated ahead or going before
Rising or tending to rise.
Sinonimi: future day
Yet to come; SYN. future day.
ETYM French libéral, Latin liberalis, from liber free; perh. akin to libet, lubet, it pleases, Eng. lief. Related to Deliver.
1. Having political or social views favoring reform and progress.
2. Tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition.
Sinonimi: unexampled | new to
(Homonym: gnu, knew, nu).
1. Having no previous example or precedent or parallel; SYN. unexampled.
2. (Often followed by 'to') Unfamiliar; SYN. new to.
3. Not of long duration; having just (or relatively recently) come into being or been made or acquired or discovered.
4. Unaffected by use or exposure.
5. Other than the former one; different.
Directed or moving onward; forward
ETYM Latin praecox, -ocis, and praecoquus, from praecoquere to cook or ripen beforehand; prae before + coquere to cook. Related to Cook, Apricot.
1. Characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity (especially in mental aptitude).
2. (Botany) Appearing or developing early.
ETYM Cf. French progressif.
1. Gradually advancing in extent.
2. Favoring or promoting progress.
3. Advancing in severity.
4. Favoring or promoting reform (often by government action); SYN. reformist.
5. (Of taxes) Adjusted so that the rate increases as the amount increases.
1. Auspicious, favorable
2. Marked by success or economic well-being; enjoying vigorous and healthy growth; flourishing
Characterized by success or prosperity