(adj.) = active ; underway [under way] ; lively ; proactive [pro-active] ; in operation ; spry ; sprightly ; industrious ; energetic. Ex: This function can be used when some information on an active order has to be changed. Ex: Experiments in improved document delivery systems, and the establishment of networks between libraries are under way. Ex: 'Turnover of stock' is, then, an important part of successful and lively bookselling. Ex: Compiling information of this nature requires a proactive and not a reactive approach to the task. Ex: However, the network remained in operation until its management was taken over by the fascist regime. Ex: A spry 80 years young, Virginia has been painting murals for the last 50 years and a lot can be said for the advantages of experience. Ex: He was described as a 'sprightly nonagenarian' who was born in 1905. Ex: The article 'Books made to order: libraries as publishers' reviews the practice of publishing as an activity for industrious smaller libraries. Ex: She has been a vital and energetic voice in the movement to increase the sensitivity and responsibility of libraries to social issues, as well as a first-rate cataloger. ---- * activo de nuevo = up and about. * activos socialmente, los = socially committed, the. * componente activo = active ingredient. * en activo = practising [practicing, -USA]. * estar activo = be up and about. * hiperactivo = hyperactive. * horas activas = waking hours ; waking day. * ingrediente activo = active ingredient. * mantener activo = keep + Nombre + going. * mantener Algo activo = keep + Nombre + at the fore. * muy activo = afire. * participar de forma activa = involve. * participar de forma activa en = engage in. * persona activa = active person. * personas muy activas, las = those on the go. * población activa = work-force [workforce] ; labour force ; working population ; economically active population. * principio activo = active ingredient. * publicación seriada activa = active serial. * seguir activo = remain + in being ; remain + in place. * verbo activo = active verb. * zona activa = hot spot. (n.) = assets ; asset base. Ex: Those eligible normally include only companies with less than 45 million of net fixed assets and fewer than 500 employees. Ex: The first implication I would draw is that the achievement of scale in a way that substantially increases the riskiness of the asset base may prove to be counter-productive. ---- * activo digital = digital assets. * activo fijo = fixed assets. * activo fijo tangible = tangible fixed assets. * activo tangible = tangible assets. * capital activo = working capital. * congelar + Posesivo + activos = freeze + Posesivo + assets.