activo

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USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 5a).
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (energetic)
a. active
Cuando era joven, era un chico activo. Ahora solo quiero dormir.When I was younger, I used to be an active kid. Now I just want to sleep.
2. (geology)
a. active
De todos los volcanes de las Filipinas, todavía están activos unos 22.Of all the volcanoes in the Philippines, some 22 are still active.
3. (grammar)
a. active
En la voz activa, el sujeto de la oración realiza la acción.In the active voice, the subject of the sentence performs the action.
4. (in operation)
a. working
La luz roja indica que el wifi no está activo.The red light indicates that Wi-Fi is not working.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
5. (economy)
a. asset
Los activos netos de nuestra empresa llegan a los dos millones de dólares.Our company's net assets are worth two million dollars.
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activo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (dinámico)
a. active
2. (que trabaja)
a. working
en activoon active service
todavía está en activohe's still working
3. (grammar)
a. active
4. (volcán)
a. active
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
5. (finance)
a. assets
activo circulantecurrent assets
activo disponibleliquid assets
activo fijofixed assets
activo financierofinancial assets
activo inmovilizadofixed assets, tangible assets
activos intangiblesinvisible assets
activo líquidoliquid assets
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activo
adjective
1 (que obra) active; (vivo) lively; energetic; (ocupado) busy
2 (Lingüística) active
1 (Com) assets
plural
; (p)
activo circulante circulating assets
plural
; (p)
activo corriente current assets
plural
; (p)
activo de la quiebra bankrupt's estate
activo fijo fixed assets
plural
; (p)
activo flotante floating assets
plural
; (p)
activo inmaterial intangible assets
plural
; (p)
activo intangible intangible assets
plural
; (p)
activo invisible invisible assets
plural
; (p)
activo líquido liquid assets
plural
; (p)
activo neto net worth
activo oculto hidden assets
plural
; (p)
activo operante operating assets
plural
; (p)
activo realizable liquid assets
plural
; (p)
activos bloqueados frozen assets
activos congelados frozen assets
activos inmobiliarios property assets; real-estate assets
activo tangible tangible assets
plural
; (p)
activo y pasivo assets and liabilities
plural
; (p)
2 (Mil)
oficial en activo serving officer; estar en activo to be on active service
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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