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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ag·gres·sive /əˈgrɛsɪv/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ag·gres·sive /əˈgrɛsɪv/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ag·gres·sive a.
 1. Tending or disposed to aggress; having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of one's own ends at the expense of others or mindless of others' needs or desires; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation; an aggressive businessman; an aggressive basketball player; he was aggressive and imperious in his convictions; aggressive drivers.  Opposite of unaggressive.
    No aggressive movement was made.   --Macaulay.
 -- Ag*gres*sive*ly, adv. -- Ag*gres*sive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of
             your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive
             basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious;
             positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
             [ant: unaggressive]
      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:
         enterprising, pushful, pushing, pushy]
      3: tending to spread quickly; "an aggressive tumor" [syn: fast-growing(a)]
      4: characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight;
         "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent
         tone" [syn: belligerent]