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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.
After the charter termination, expected later this month, Bermuda-based Ship Finance will sell the Front Striver.
Molette describes as their "monumental contempt for the Eurocentric middle-class values of the Black inhabitants of Strivers Row" (452).
When you look at a Striver who gets a 1000, you're looking at someone who really performs at a 1200:" Really?
Armed with researcher-supplied knowledge about the costs and benefits of various strategic moves, this hypothetical striver shreds the competition with no regrets.
Business networks, government connections, and kinship ties--all were as essential as market forces in the making of any successful striver.
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.
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.