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Definition of Enterprising

Enterprising

  1. Having a disposition for enterprise; characterized by enterprise; resolute, active or prompt to attempt; as, an enterprising man or firm.

Enterprising Quotations

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
Henry David Thoreau

The method of the enterprising is to plan with audacity and execute with vigor.
Christian Nestell Bovee

Every thoughtful and kind-hearted person must regard with interest any device or plan which promises to enable at least the more intelligent, enterprising, and determined part of those who are not capitalists to cease to labor for hire.
Leland Stanford

Some struggle with medical issues - like insomnia - that make sleep hard. But for many of us, the quantity and quality of sleep come down to a matter of choice. Still, only a few enterprising economists have looked closely at this, and generally, those have assumed that we choose our hours of sleep optimally.
Sendhil Mullainathan

It is the creative and enterprising spirit of people that is indispensable. Everything else is supplemental.
Erwin McManus
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Enterprising Translations

enterprising in Dutch is ondernemend
enterprising in German is unternehmungslustig
enterprising in Norwegian is foretaksom
enterprising in Portuguese is empreendedor
enterprising in Spanish is emprendedor

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