Meaning of “actively” in the English Dictionary

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"actively" in British English

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activelyadverb

uk /ˈæk.tɪv.li/ us /ˈæk.tɪv.li/

B2 in a way that involves positive action:

He's very actively involved in (= does a lot of work for) the local party.
It's nice having a man who actively encourages me to spend money.
I've been actively looking for a job for six months.

More examples

  • I prefer teaching methods that actively involve students in learning.
  • This is an interactive museum where children can actively manipulate the exhibits.
  • He had actively sought a pardon from the president.
  • We only recruit go-getters who will be actively involved in the company's development.
  • The school has become a victim of its own success as parents with children who have special needs now actively seek it out.

(Definition of “actively” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)