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ag·gres·sive

(ă-gres'iv),
1. Denoting aggression.
2. Denoting a competitive forcefulness or invasiveness, as of a behavioral pattern, a pathogenic organism, or a disease process.

aggressive

/ag·gres·sive/ (ah-gres´iv)
1. characterized by aggression.
2. rapidly spreading and invasive, as a tumor.
3. characterized by or pertaining to intensive or vigorous treatment.

aggressive

(ə-grĕs′ĭv)
adj.
1. Characterized by aggression: aggressive behavior.
2. Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade: an aggressive tumor.
3. Characterized by or inclined toward vigorous or intensive medical treatment: an aggressive approach to treating the infection.

ag·gres′sive·ly adv.
ag·gres′sive·ness n.

aggressive

Medspeak
adjective Referring to:
(1) A diagnosis rendered from imaging or histopathology that is at the upper end of a spectrum of possible diagnoses;
(2) A clinical stance in which the treatment is peremptory and intended to eradicate a particular lesion or process, as in aggressive chemotherapy, radiotherapy or surgery;
(3) A rapid-growing or metastatic tumour which usually has a poor prognosis.
 
Psychiatry 
adjective
(1) Characterised by aggression, violent behaviour.
(2) Referring to confrontational attitudes and behaviour.

aggressive

adjective Referring to
1. A clinical stance in which the treatment is peremptory, and intended to eradicate a particular lesion or process, as in aggressive chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or surgery.
2. A rapid-growing or metastatic tumor which usually has a poor prognosis.
3. Violent behavior. See Sexually aggressive.

ag·gres·sive

(ă-gres'iv)
1. Denoting aggression.
2. Denoting a competitive forcefulness or invasiveness, as of a behavioral pattern, a pathogenic organism, or a disease process.

aggressive,

adj in Chinese medicine, pertaining to behavior associated with hot energy, excess energy, and restlessness. This may be a normal aspect of a person's character, or it may indicate an illness or imbalance. See also energy, hot.
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Taking into account these results, the study analyzes differences in family variables (parental stress, parental competence, authoritarian-balanced-permissive parenting styles) between severe victims, aggressors, cybervictims and cyberaggressors (they suffered and carried out bullying/cyberbullying very frequently in the past year), comparing them with students who had not suffered or carried out any aggressive behavior, or only occasionally.
Finally, after reading their addition to the scenario, women in the male aggressor condition responded to the following seven items using a five-point Likert scale ranging from Strongly Disagree = 1 to Strongly Agree = 5: You wanted to have sex; You were raped; You are to blame; Kenny is to blame; If you dressed more conservatively this wouldn't have happened; If you were sober this wouldn't have happened; If you said fine after many attempts at saying no, it would have been consensual sex.
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I'm proud to be an aggressor, and I think everybody who puts that star on their uniform knows what we're here for, and are proud to serve in the greatest aggressor fleet there is.
Country: USASector: Business and Consumer Services, IT/Online ServicesTarget: Aggressor LLCBuyer: Deloitte Consulting LLPVendor: Aneel Bhusri, David Hom
Another study of note on this subject, whose sample included 2915 Swedish adolescents 14-15 years of age, observed a close relationship between experiencing violent situations at school and on the street: an association was found between being the aggressor at school and engaging in violent behavior and carrying weapons during free time, and also with being the victim of violence on the street (Andershed, Kerr, & Stattin, 2001).
If there is an ignorant person or an egoist or a tyrant who just wanted to make an aggression then our Defense Ministry should reach a point where it could cut off the hand of the aggressor before it decided to make an aggression," he said.
This study examines the relation between the social adjustment in the classroom and the role of aggressor or victim, in school violence situations.
In this context, it is important to note that a crime of aggression is typically committed on the territory of both the aggressor and the victim State.
If one thinks that the aggressor "forfeits" his fight to life, what explains why the right is magically regained once the attack is over?
Consider a worst-case example of a differential stripline as the victim line and a single-ended adjacent aggressor line, as illustrated in FIGURE 1.