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Past participle of drive.
1. Piled up or carried along by a current: driven snow.
2. Motivated by or having a compulsive quality or need: a driven person.
3. Caused, sustained, or stimulated: an export-driven economic recovery.
4. Powered, operated, or controlled: a piston-driven airplane; a menu-driven software program.
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the past participle of drive
determined and energetic
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1. pp. of drive.adj.
2. being under compulsion, as to succeed or excel.
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|Adj.||1.||driven - compelled forcibly by an outside agency; "mobs goaded by blind hatred"|
|2.||driven - urged or forced to action through moral pressure; "felt impelled to take a stand against the issue"|
motivated - provided with a motive or given incentive for action; "a highly motivated child can learn almost anything"; "a group of politically motivated men"
|3.||driven - strongly motivated to succeed|
ambitious - having a strong desire for success or achievement
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