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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.
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Some measures of social networks are: activeness, hierarchy, and harmony in informal and formal networks.
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.
Our activeness in growth projects brings extensive costs in relation to the company size, thus undermining profitability in the short term," the company said, adding that it plans to maintain its profitability level at 4-5% also during the growth phase.
Besides that, this sports helps in strengthening the body's muscle, but it also lights up the person's confidence, activeness, right attitude and positive energy.
Pointing to the announcement made by the Iranian Foreign Minister, Manouchehr Mottaki, who said on Saturday that Iran is ready to hold talks with the six major world powers over its nuclear program "in late October or early November", Mehman-Parast said, "We have proposed this span of time and if the other side is interested in talks, it should then show more activeness and seriousness in a bid to put this issue into effect.
The drug, which is described by some as more addictive than crack cocaine, is said to increase alertness, activeness and sexual arousal, but over-use can lead to heart problems, high blood pressure, paranoia and psychosis.