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driv·en / ˈdrivən/ • past participle of drive. • adj. 1. [in comb.] operated, moved, or controlled by a specified person or source of power: a chauffeur-driven limousine | wind-driven sand. ∎  motivated or determined by a specified factor or feeling: a market-driven response to customer needs. 2. (of snow) piled into drifts or made smooth by the wind: fig. she was as pure as the driven snow.

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