from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal Initiation of action motivated by energy and ambition.

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  • n. enthusiastic and energetic drive or ambition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a character trait manifested in a readiness and ability to initiate action; an enterprising and energetic spirit; a go-getting attitude.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. enterprising or ambitious drive


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