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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Enterprising  \En"ter*pri`sing\,  a. 
  Having  a  disposition  for  enterprise;  characterized  by 
  enterprise;  resolute,  active  or  prompt  to  attempt;  as  an 
  enterprising  man  or  firm.  --  {En"ter*pri`sing*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  enterprising 
  adj  1:  marked  by  imagination,  initiative,  and  readiness  to 
  undertake  new  projects;  "an  enterprising  foreign 
  policy";  "an  enterprising  young  man  likely  to  go  far" 
  [ant:  {unenterprising}] 
  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: 
  {aggressive},  {pushful},  {pushing},  {pushy}] 




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