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"aggressive" in British English

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aggressiveadjective

uk   /əˈɡres.ɪv/  us   /əˈɡres.ɪv/
aggressively
adverb uk   /əˈɡres.ɪv.li/  us   /əˈɡres.ɪv.li/
B2 Small children often behave aggressively. The company is aggressively pursuing new business opportunities. They played more aggressively in the second half.
(Definition of aggressive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aggressive" in American English

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aggressiveadjective

 us   /əˈɡres·ɪv/
using strong, forceful methods esp. to sell or persuade: The company mounted an aggressive marketing campaign. You have to be aggressive if you want to succeed in this business.
aggressively
adverb  us   /əˈɡres·ɪv·li/
The company is aggressively pursuing new business opportunities.
(Definition of aggressive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"aggressive" in Business English

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aggressiveadjective

uk   us   /əˈɡresɪv/
done in a very forceful and competitive way in order to gain an advantage: aggressive marketing/expansion/recruiting Through aggressive marketing in Europe and Asia, the company pulled in an extra $4.5 billion and doubled its share prices.aggressive campaigns/strategies/tactics Britain’s second largest water company is planning an aggressive campaign to win industrial and business customers from rivals.
forceful, competitive, and determined to win or get what you want: Many banks have become more aggressive in making loans to boost revenue growth. The company has been losing market share for five years, primarily to aggressive competitors that have undercut the company on price.
FINANCE used to describe investments that involve some risk or investors that take risks in order to gain the best results: aggressive funds/investments/trades He moved his money into more aggressive investments, including hedge funds and publicly traded stocks. aggressive buyers/sellers
aggressively
adverb /əˈɡresɪvli/
(Definition of aggressive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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