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ENTERPRISING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enterprising mean? 

ENTERPRISING (adjective)
  The adjective ENTERPRISING has 1 sense:

1. marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects

  Familiarity information: ENTERPRISING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTERPRISING (adjective)


Sense 1enterprising [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Marked by imagination, initiative, and readiness to undertake new projects

Context examples:

an enterprising foreign policy / an enterprising young man likely to go far

Similar:

energetic; gumptious; industrious; up-and-coming (working hard to promote an enterprise)

entrepreneurial (willing to take risks in order to make a profit)

Also:

adventuresome; adventurous (willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises)

ambitious (having a strong desire for success or achievement)

energetic (possessing or exerting or displaying energy)

Antonym:

unenterprising (lacking in enterprise; not bold or venturesome)


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