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go-getter

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡəʊˌɡet.ər/ us    /ˈɡoʊˌɡet̬.ɚ/
someone who is very energetic, determined to be successful, and able to deal with new or difficult situations easily: We only recruit go-getters who will be actively involved in the company's development.
go-getting
adjective uk   /ˈɡəʊˌɡet.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈɡoʊˌɡet̬-/
He's a go-getting, high-powered business manager.
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