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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aggressive  \Ag*gres"sive\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  agressif.] 
  Tending  or  disposed  to  aggress;  characterized  by  aggression; 
  making  assaults;  unjustly  attacking;  as  an  aggressive 
  policy,  war,  person,  nation.  --  {Ag*gres"sive*ly},  adv  -- 
  {Ag*gres"sive*ness},  n. 
 
  No  aggressive  movement  was  made  --Macaulay. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aggressive 
  adj  1:  having  or  showing  determination  and  energetic  pursuit  of 
  your  ends  "an  aggressive  businessman";  "an  aggressive 
  basketball  player";  "he  was  aggressive  and  imperious; 
  positive  in  his  convictions";  "aggressive  drivers" 
  [ant:  {unaggressive}] 
  2:  marked  by  aggressive  ambition  and  energy  and  initiative;  "an 
  aggressive  young  exective";  "a  pushful  insurance  agent"; 
  "a  pushing  youth  intent  on  getting  on  in  the  world"  [syn: 
  {enterprising},  {pushful},  {pushing},  {pushy}] 
  3:  tending  to  spread  quickly;  "an  aggressive  tumor"  [syn:  {fast-growing(a)}] 
  4:  characteristic  of  an  enemy  or  one  eager  to  fight; 
  "aggressive  acts  against  another  country";  "a  belligerent 
  tone"  [syn:  {belligerent}] 




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