[non-uh-chee-ver] /ˌnɒn əˈtʃi vər/
a student who fares poorly in the classroom or has failing grades.
any person who does not succeed or progress, especially because of lack of interest or motivation.
[ak-wee-es-uh ns] /ˌæk wiˈɛs əns/ noun 1. the act or condition of or giving tacit assent; agreement or consent by silence or without objection; compliance (usually followed by to or in): acquiescence to his boss’s demands. 2. Law. such neglect to take legal proceedings for such a long time as to imply the abandonment of […]
[uh-kwiz-i-tiv] /əˈkwɪz ɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. tending or seeking to and own, often greedily; eager to get wealth, possessions, etc.: our acquisitive impulses; acquisitive societies. /əˈkwɪzɪtɪv/ adjective 1. inclined or eager to acquire things, esp material possessions: we currently live in an acquisitive society adj. 1630s, “owned through acquisition,” from Latin acquisit-, past participle stem […]
[ak-shuh n] /ˈæk ʃən/ noun 1. the process or state of acting or of being active: The machine is not in action now. 2. something done or performed; act; deed. 3. an act that one consciously wills and that may be characterized by physical or mental activity: a crisis that demands action instead of debate; […]
[ak-shuh-nuh-buh l] /ˈæk ʃə nə bəl/ adjective 1. furnishing ground for a lawsuit. 2. liable to a lawsuit. 3. ready to go or be put into ; ready for use: to retrieve actionable copy from a computer. /ˈækʃənəbəl/ adjective 1. (law) affording grounds for legal action adj. 1590s; from action + -able.