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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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Among them, 54, 9% are male, 45,1% are female; 53,2% are at the ages of 16-17; 38, 9% are at the ages of 14-15; 7, 9% are at the age of 18 andabove; 33,6% are at the 9 class, 30,3 are at the 10th class, 20, 6% are at the 12th class, 15, 5% are at the 11 class; 30% do sports actively, and 70% do not do sports actively (Table 1).
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