Meaning of REACTIVE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ riæktɪv ]


Something that is reactive is able to react chemically with a lot of different substances.

Ozone is a highly reactive form of oxygen gas.



If someone is reactive , they behave in response to what happens to them, rather than deciding in advance how they want to behave.

I want our organization to be less reactive and more pro-active.

≠ proactive

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