Definition of be on the offensive in English:
Act or be ready to act aggressively: the forces of fascism were very much on the offensive
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- Well, the potential for a different kind of scam has proponents of electronic voting on the offensive.
- The idea that fundamentalism is on the offensive and threatening to dominate public life is widely held on both sides of the Atlantic.
- I think the president has also been on the offensive, which I think has certainly helped him.
Definition of be on the offensive in:
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