Translation of active in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (energetic, busy)(person/life)(market/trading)(Finance)we had a very active holidaypasamos unas vacaciones llenas de actividadExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (Chemistry, Pharmacology)
- Among older adults categorized as physically active, 24.7 percent engage in strength training.
- Despite predictions of almost unbounded mobility, most people in industrialised nations are less physically active than ever before.
- Being physically active also helps, a morning run, ride or swim really gets those feel good hormones pumping and keeps those cortisol levels down.
- These are busy women with very active social lives.
- Not that Elle actually had time to notice what went on with Aaron lately, what with her new busy and active social life and all.
- Why not come along and join us. we are a very busy and active institute and meet on the third Thursday at St Peter's Church in Hextable.
(volcano)en actividadExample sentences
- This was supposedly caused by a chemical transformation of the active ingredient, but that conclusion was disputed by other scientists.
- They then perform a crude screening of the organisms to determine if they contain novel chemicals that are biologically active.
- Large numbers of plant species are a great source of biologically active compounds whose effect on human health or genetic material is mostly unknown.
- Deception Island is a historically active volcano with the last eruptions about 30 years ago.
- The active volcanoes erupt a type of rock known as basalt.
- Some of the best rice-growing regions of Indonesia are in the shadow of active volcanoes.
- 2 2.1 (practicing) sexually active teenagersto be politically activeadolescentes que mantienen relaciones sexualesthere are rebels active in the regionmilitar políticamentethe friars were active among the poorhay rebeldes luchando en la zona2.2 (positive, keen)los frailes trabajaban con los pobres(member/role)to play an active part in something the proposal is under active considerationhe takes an active interest in sportse está estudiando la propuesta seriamenteto take active steps to combat terrorismsigue con mucho interés todo lo relacionado con el deporte2.3 (Military) (before noun)tomar medidas activas para combatir el terrorismo(service/duty)to be in the active reserves o (British English) on the active listestar en la reserva activa or la primera reservaExample sentences
- The order has a large urban base, and its educated members are particularly politically active.
- About a quarter were sexually active before participating in the Wise Guys program.
- He became politically active as a student and was a founder member of the Congress of Democrats.
- 3 3.1 (Linguistics) 3.2(vocabulary)Example sentences
- Rational strengths of force groupings for the employment in the zone of active combat operations can be substantiated by two methods.
- And, frankly, we saw what happened once active operations got under way.
- He has also noted that about half the cases this year occurred during active hostilities or combat operations in the Persian Gulf.
- Be ruthless with clutter, write in the active voice, place each idea into a sentence of its own, and lastly, get your punctuation right.
- Military vision documents are written in the active voice, with strong verbs and modifiers.
- Another advantage of sentences written in active voice is that the sentences are usually shorter.
- (Linguistics)the activeExample sentences
- By the way, they discuss many different kinds of bias on the part of the news agency, not just choice between actives and passives.
- Then there were yet more inflections of verbs, passives alongside actives, subjunctives alongside indicatives, imperatives, present and past participles, gerunds and gerundives.
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