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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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As leading active stocks saw gains in share prices, selling pressure was evident.
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59 billion contract for a mixed use development in Abu Dhabi's Al Reem Island, was among the top five active stocks in terms of turnover, advancing 5.
In the capital, among the active stocks, Dana Gas, Ras Al Khaimah Properties, Ras Al Khaimah Cement and Bildco were the gainers, adding 3.