actively

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

active +‎ -ly

Adverb[edit]

actively (comparative more actively, superlative most actively)

  1. In an active manner.
    He was actively listening.
    She was actively working, not "sleeping on the job".
  2. (grammar) In the active form; not passive.
    Antonym: passively
    a word used actively

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