[əʹgresıv] a
1. агрессивный, захватнический

aggressive war - агрессивная /захватническая/ война

aggressive policy - агрессивная политика

aggressive acts against a country - акты агрессии против какой-л. страны

2. агрессивный, задиристый; вызывающий

aggressive behaviour - агрессивное /вызывающее/ поведение; задирание (прохожих и т. п.):

aggressive tone - угрожающий тон

3. 1) преим. воен. активный, энергичный; действенный:

aggressive assault - стремительная атака

aggressive defence - активная оборона

aggressive weapons - наступательное оружие

an aggressive campaign against speeding - активная кампания против автолихачества

2) настойчивый; напористый; пробивной

aggressive adman - напористый агент по рекламе

aggressive selling - навязывание товаров покупателям

as a salesman he's not aggressive enough - как коммивояжёру ему не хватает напористости /хватки/

he was aggressive in business - в бизнесе он шёл напролом

4. спец. коррозионный, агрессивный (о среде)
5. в грам. знач. сущ. агрессия

to assume /to take/ the aggressive - а) переходить в наступление, нападать; б) вести себя вызывающе

Новый большой англо-русский словарь. 2001.

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  • aggressive — ag‧gres‧sive [əˈgresɪv] adjective 1. an aggressive action uses direct and forceful methods in order to achieve the result that someone wants: • aggressive marketing tactics to promote smoking among teenagers • aggressive cost cutting • Aggressive …   Financial and business terms

  • Aggressive — «Aggressive» Год основания 2006 год Расположение …   Википедия

  • Aggressive — Ag*gres sive, a. [Cf. F. agressif.] 1. Tending or disposed to aggress; having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of one s own ends at the expense of others or mindless of others needs or desires; characterized by aggression; making… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aggressive — 1 attacking, offensive (see base words at ATTACK n) Analogous words: invading, encroaching, trespassing (see TRESPASS vb) Antonyms: resisting: repelling 2 Aggressive, militant, assertive, self assertive, pushing, pushy are here compared as… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • aggressive — 1. Note that it has two gs. 2. The modern commercial world has added the meanings ‘self assertive; energetic, enterprising’ to the word when it is applied to the techniques of marketing and salesmanship or to selling goods or services: • We are… …   Modern English usage

  • aggressive — [adj1] belligerent, hostile advancing, antipathetic, assailing, attacking, barbaric, bellicose, combative, contentious, destructive, disruptive, disturbing, encroaching, hawkish, intruding, intrusive, invading, martial, militant, offensive,… …   New thesaurus

  • aggressive — [ə gres′iv] adj. 1. aggressing or inclined to aggress; starting fights or quarrels 2. ready or willing to take issue or engage in direct action; militant 3. full of enterprise and initiative; bold and active; pushing 4. Psychiatry of or involving …   English World dictionary

  • aggressive — index contentious, disorderly, forcible, hostile, hot blooded, industrious, litigious, malevolent, obtrus …   Law dictionary

  • aggressive — (adj.) 1791, from L. aggress , pp. stem of aggredi (see AGGRESSION (Cf. aggression)) + IVE (Cf. ive). In psychological use from 1913, first in translations of Freud. Related: Aggressively; aggressiveness …   Etymology dictionary

  • aggressive — ► ADJECTIVE 1) characterized by or resulting from aggression. 2) unduly forceful. DERIVATIVES aggressively adverb aggressiveness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • aggressive — 01. Be careful; their dog can be quite [aggressive] at times. 02. Whenever my son watches violent television programs he becomes quite [aggressive]. 03. I hate [aggressive] people who approach me as soon as I walk into a store, and try to sell me …   Grammatical examples in English


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