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active/ˈæktɪv/adjective
active
/ˈæktɪv/
adjective
Learner's definition of ACTIVE  
[more active; most active]  : doing things that require physical movement and energy
[more active; most active] 
: involved in the activities of a group or organization : participating in an action or activity — often + in
   b  : involving action or participation
: marked by regular action or use
of a volcano  : likely to explode violently or produce fire and hot liquid rock : capable of erupting
of a disease  : becoming worse or continuing to have bad effects
: having a chemical effect especially on the body
US  : involving service in the military as a main job
   b  : involving fighting in a war as a member of the military
grammar 
of a verb or voice  : showing that the subject of a sentence is the one doing the action expressed by the verb
◊ The active voice is a way of writing or speaking that uses active verbs.
— compare passive
   b  of a verb  : expressing action rather than describing the state of something

— actively

adverb
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