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aggressive

adjective
 
 
/əˈɡresɪv/
ANGRY B2 behaving in an angry and violent way towards another person: He was drunk and aggressive. aggressive behaviourViolent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badly
DETERMINED using forceful methods and determined to succeed: an aggressive marketing campaignStrong-willed
aggressively adverb
Translations of “aggressive”
in Korean 공격적인…
in Arabic عُدْواني…
in French agressif…
in Turkish saldırgan, kavgacı, başarılı olmak için güç kullanan…
in Italian aggressivo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好鬥的, 富於攻擊性的, 挑釁的…
in Russian агрессивный, напористый…
in Polish agresywny…
in Spanish agresivo…
in Portuguese agressivo…
in German aggressiv…
in Catalan agressiu…
in Japanese 人にくってかかる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好斗的, 富于攻击性的, 挑衅的…
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