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see voicevoice,
grammatical category according to which an action is referred to as done by the subject (active, e.g., men shoot bears) or to the subject (passive, e.g., bears are shot by men). In Latin, voice is a category of inflection like mood or tense.
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active

1. (of a volcano) erupting periodically; not extinct
2. Astronomy (of the sun) exhibiting a large number of sunspots, solar flares, etc., and a marked variation in intensity and frequency of radio emission
3. Commerce
a. producing or being used to produce profit, esp in the form of interest
b. of or denoting stocks or shares that have been actively bought and sold as recorded in the Official List of the London Stock Exchange
4. Electronics
a. containing a source of power
b. capable of amplifying a signal or controlling some function

active

(1) Using some form of, or a greater amount of, electronic processing in a device. For example, "active 3D" glasses contain circuits that constantly synchronize with the monitor in contrast to "passive 3D" glasses that perform no processing. Active matrix displays have a transistor for each subpixel in contrast to their passive matrix counterpart, which uses far fewer transistors. See active 3D and active matrix. Contrast with passive.

(2) Physically involved in work or athletic endeavors. For example, Samsung phones designed for rugged activities are branded as Galaxy Active devices. See Galaxy S.
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2]: Event-sponsor fit moderates the positive association between activeness in sports and attitude toward the event.
Similarities across all aspects of participation suggest that China's recent interest in UNPKOs reflects more than just a diplomatic image-building effort to create a positive impression about its activeness.
His enthusiasm and activeness in the kingdom's tourism industry is a real asset to drive Dollar's business in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
In this way, rather than the growth of their bones being a factor, another theory is that it's the activeness of childhood that causes it - particularly if there's been a lot of running, climbing or jumping around on a particular day.
His enthusiasm and activeness in the Kingdom's tourism industry is real asset to drive Dollar's business in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain," he added.
Mutlag's media office mentioned that "the attendants agreed on a number of issues, including activating IS role in parliament and government, unite the IS statements, work within the known activeness of IS to solve the current crisis in order to develop services and face up to the deteriorating security file and limit the finance and admin corruption.
When you consider all the time we spend sitting at desks in today's offices, classrooms, dormitories, and beyond, it can be a little unsettling--given what we know about the importance of maintaining physical activeness as a higher, not lower, percentage of overall daily life.
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McLanahan was praised for his activeness in politics and community service as well as his contribution to the industry.
We have about 20-30 users--with varying levels of activeness who regularly check in on campus, add tips, and compete for various mayorships," says Rassier.