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enterprising

adjective

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1 having or showing a bold forcefulness in the pursuit of a goal
  • the company is claiming that there will be huge financial rewards for enterprising sales representatives

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2 inclined or willing to take risks
  • enterprising people of vision were responsible for the boom in technological industries

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The first known use of enterprising was in 1601

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“Enterprising.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/enterprising. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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