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one who is industrious and diligent in carrying out tasks or duties

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EuromonitoTs survey team developed seven global consumer types from the survey data: undaunted striver, impulsive spender, balanced optimist, aspiring struggler, conservative homebody, independent skeptic and secure traditionalist.
AMERICA was built by materialistic and sometimes superficial strivers.
Molette describes as their "monumental contempt for the Eurocentric middle-class values of the Black inhabitants of Strivers Row" (452).
Comparing it to race-based affirmative action, Amy Dockser Marcus, reporting on the program recently in The Wall Street Journal, noted that Strivers "is designed to give colleges a tool for bringing social equity into the admissions process.
Armed with researcher-supplied knowledge about the costs and benefits of various strategic moves, this hypothetical striver shreds the competition with no regrets.
DAVID REED Zero Hours UP in the morning feeling vexed Several days since they sent me a text Minimum wage, zero hours Wife's birthday today No present no flowers Son going off to school with a pet lip Can't go with his pals on the school trip Last time I walked three mile there in the pouring rain Didn't need me after all, walked back again Am I striver or just a survivor All I know is, I'm down to a fiver.
Business networks, government connections, and kinship ties--all were as essential as market forces in the making of any successful striver.
Boyle's surviving diaries, spanning the years 1876 through 1890, provide a rare opportunity to explore the everyday experiences of one ordinary male striver who, along with the "mighty majority," adjusted to, rather than challenged, his descent into respectable mediocrity.
I certainly did not come out of anything approaching a Ragged Dick background, but I assume I would have been considered a striver.
And while North may be receding from the political scene after his defeat this November by Chuck Robb in the Virginia Senate race, one of the lessons of McFarlane's book, which covers his 20-year career in the national security bureaucracies and in the White House, is what McFarlane says about North, another striver in uniform working his way up the Washington ladder.
Is a person working and in receipt of Tax Credits a striver or a skiver?
IT is astonishing to note that some viewers are taken in by contrived programmes on TV, typified a few months ago by the BBC's Nick and Margaret: We Pay Your Benefits (which was designed to achieve nothing other than perpetuate the striver versus shirker myth).
They could have met striver Andrew Littlewood as we did.
The Chancellor is putting his money on the voter he calls The Striver.
Second time as farce, or mebbes crime Sleep well Con Shiels You brought the forgotten to the fore Shaped the road from poverty, man Held a mirror at parliament's door Rest uneasy Con Shiels 'Cause your death states our nation Louder than any dispatch box Etonian A memory of austerity's contagion Haunt us Con Shiels See, our feet are still shod in lead We need a memory to feast on marra If we're to move, we need you in our heads Rise again Con Shiels Rally so called scroungers, every striver Show them as the same humanity Beg us demand more, and reach higher.