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adjective assiduous, at work, busily emmloyed, busily engaged, busy, effective, effectual, efficient, energetic, enterprising, functioning, impiger, in a state of action, in actual process, in operation, in practice, industrious, industrius, navus, operant, performing, sedulous, trenchant, vigorous, working
Associated concepts: active concealment, active negligence, active participant, active tort feasor, active trust, active wrongdoing, passive negligence, passive tort feasor
See also: alert, conscious, effective, expeditious, fervent, industrious, moving, operative, potent, rapid, responsive, sedulous, vigilant, volatile, zealous

ACTIVE. The opposite, of passive. We say active debts, or debts due to us; passive debts are those we owe.

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The new Most Actives snapshot is designed to deliver quote data for most active stocks (highest volume, big gainers, and big losers), for the NASDAQ, New York Stock Exchange, and American Stock Exchange, as well as most active stocks by industry group and most active ADRs by country.
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These trading rules will be phased in over the next eight months, with Nasdaq's 50 most active stocks the first to be covered.
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