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English definition of “active”

active

adjective (INVOLVED)    /ˈæk.tɪv/
B2 involved in a particular activity: Enemy forces remain active in the mountainous areas around the city. She's very active in (= involved in) local politics. Both of his parents were very politically active. It is important to educate children before they become sexually active. He takes a more active role in the team nowadays. She's an active member of her trade union (= not only belongs to it, but does work to help it).Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of active adjective (INVOLVED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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