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Translation of "active" - English-Spanish dictionary

active

adjective   /ˈæk·tɪv/
B1 busy doing a lot of things activo She’s still very active, even at the age of 87.
B1 In an active verb or sentence, the subject of the verb is the person or thing doing the action. For example, ‘Andy drove the car’ is an active sentence. activo
very involved in an organization or planned activity activo He is an active member of his church.
(Definition of active from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

active

adjective /ˈӕktiv/
energetic or lively; able to work etc activo At seventy, he’s no longer very active.
(busily) involved activo She is an active supporter of women’s rights.
causing an effect or effects activo Yeast is an active ingredient in bread-making.
in force en vigor The rule is still active.
(of volcanoes) still likely to erupt. en actividad
(linguistics) of the form of a verb in which the subject performs the action activo The verb ’kicked’ is active in the sentence ’The boy kicked the ball’.
actively adverb
Activamente She actively supports a number of charities.
activist noun
a person who works to achieve social or political change Activista a human rights activist.
activeness noun
actividad the political activeness of young people.
activity noun ( plural activities)
the state of being active or lively actividad The streets are full of activity this morning.
something which one does as a pastime, as part of one’s job etc actividad His freetime activities include fishing and golf.
things which people do in order to achieve an aim Actividad business/criminal activities.
(Definition of active from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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