Aggressive definition

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Characterized by aggression.

Aggressive behavior.

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Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade.

An aggressive tumor.

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Assertive, bold, and energetic.

An aggressive sales campaign.

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Full of enterprise and initiative; bold and active; pushing.
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The definition of aggressive is someone who is prone to being competitive and makes strong attempts to win.

An example of a person that is aggressive is a football player.

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Aggressive is defined as bold and assertive.

An example of aggressive is a tumor which spreads quickly.

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Ready or willing to take issue or engage in direct action; militant.
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Of or relating to an investment or approach to investing that seeks above-average returns by taking above-average risks.
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The definition of aggressive is someone or something that starts fights or quarrels.

An example of an aggressive dog is one that tries to bite or hurt others.

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Tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking.

An aggressive policy, war, person, nation.

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(programming) Of code optimization techniques: exploiting every opportunity to be applied.
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Inclined to behave in an actively hostile fashion.

An aggressive regime.

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Characterized by or inclined toward vigorous or intensive medical treatment.

An aggressive approach to treating the infection.

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Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade.

An aggressive tumor.

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Aggressing or inclined to aggress; starting fights or quarrels.
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Intense or harsh, as in color.
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(psychiatry) Of or involving aggression.
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Characterized by aggression.

Aggressive behavior.

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Characterized by or inclined toward vigorous or intensive medical treatment.

An aggressive approach to treating the infection.

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Origin of aggressive

  • From aggress +‎ -ive. Compare with French agressif.

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