Definition of enterprising
: marked by an independent energetic spirit and by readiness to act an enterprising young reporter
Examples of enterprising in a Sentence
As an enterprising young reporter, she covered many important stories.
the company is claiming that there will be huge financial rewards for enterprising sales representatives
Recent Examples of enterprising from the Web
Intrigued by the story, an enterprising soul at CalArts rummaged through the archives to produce photographic evidence of the act.
At the Hollywood premiere of Speed Racer last month, an enterprising 11-year-old named Jennifer Smart cornered Emile Hirsch, Matthew Fox and child actor Paulie Litt on the red carpet.
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First Known Use of enterprising
ENTERPRISING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of enterprising for English Language Learners
: having or showing the ability or desire to do new and difficult things
ENTERPRISING Defined for Kids
Definition of enterprising for Students
: bold and energetic in trying or experimenting A few enterprising pioneers founded a new town.
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