actively Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “actively” in the English Dictionary

"actively" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈæk.tɪ
B2 in a way that ​involvespositiveaction: He's very actively involved in (= does a lot of ​work for) the ​localparty. It's ​nice having a man who actively encourages me to ​spendmoney. I've been actively ​looking for a ​job for six ​months.
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(Definition of actively from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “actively”
in Arabic بِنَشاط…
in Korean 적극적으로…
in Portuguese ativamente…
in Catalan activament…
in Japanese 積極的に, 活発に…
in Chinese (Simplified) 积极地…
in Turkish faal olarak, aktif bir şekilde…
in Russian активно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 積極地…
in Italian attivamente…
in Polish czynnie, aktywnie…
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