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06:26 Jan 21, 2000
English to Greek translations [PRO]
Marketing
English term or phrase: pro-active
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Vickie Dimitriadou
Thessaloniki
Vickie Dimitriadou
Local time: 19:35
Greek translation:drastiriopoiimenos
Explanation:
Proactive:
This word came into popular use in 1980. It is the opposite of "reactive" and thus it refers to taking initiative rather than sitting around and expecting, for example, "the government to do something about it."
Pro- means = yper
Pro-active = yper tis analipsis drasis

Source: Tuttle Dictionary of New Words by Jonathon Green, London (1991)

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naofeilomeno, prokaloumeno, syshetizomeno, anastoli mnimisAngelique Marango
nadrastiriopoiimenosMichael Kambas


  

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drastiriopoiimenos


Explanation:
Proactive:
This word came into popular use in 1980. It is the opposite of "reactive" and thus it refers to taking initiative rather than sitting around and expecting, for example, "the government to do something about it."
Pro- means = yper
Pro-active = yper tis analipsis drasis

Source: Tuttle Dictionary of New Words by Jonathon Green, London (1991)

Michael Kambas
CL, US STATE DEPT

Michael Kambas
United States
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2 days23 hrs
ofeilomeno, prokaloumeno, syshetizomeno, anastoli mnimis


Explanation:
There are different meanings depending on how the word is related to the rest of the sentence.

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