AskDefine | Define enterprising

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enterprising adj
1 marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects; "an enterprising foreign policy"; "an enterprising young man likely to go far" [ant: unenterprising]
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: aggressive, pushful, pushing, pushy]

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  1. Displaying bravery and daring in the attempt of some task.
  2. Being very able and ingenious in business dealings.

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