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enterprising

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adjective en·ter·pris·ing \-ˌprī-ziŋ\

Simple Definition of enterprising

  • : having or showing the ability or desire to do new and difficult things

Full Definition of enterprising

  1. :  marked by an independent energetic spirit and by readiness to act <an enterprising young reporter>

Examples of enterprising

  1. As an enterprising young reporter, she covered many important stories.

  2. <the company is claiming that there will be huge financial rewards for enterprising sales representatives>



1611

First Known Use of enterprising

1611


ENTERPRISING Defined for Kids

enterprising

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adjective en·ter·pris·ing \ˈen-tər-ˌprī-ziŋ\

Definition of enterprising

  1. :  bold and energetic in trying or experimenting <A few enterprising pioneers founded a new town.>





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