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adverb actively pronunciation in British English /ˈæktɪvli/
  1. 1
    with the aim of making something happen, rather than just hoping that it will

    Are you actively looking for work at the moment?

  2. 2
    in a practical or enthusiastic way

    He’s been actively involved in politics for 30 years.

  3. 3
    used for emphasis generally

    She did not like her son’s friends, but was not actively hostile to them.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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