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aggressive

adjective (DETERMINED)    /əˈɡres.ɪv/
C1 determined to win or succeed and using forceful action to win or to achieve success: an aggressive election campaign aggressive marketing tactics Both players won their first-round matches in aggressive style.Strong-willed aggressively     /-li/ adverb B2 Small children often behave aggressively. The company is aggressively pursuing new business opportunities. They played more aggressively in the second half.Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
(Definition of aggressive adjective (DETERMINED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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