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English definition of “anxious”

anxious

adjective (EAGER)    /ˈæŋk.ʃəs/
B2 eager to do something: Developing countries that are anxious for hard currency can rarely afford to protect the environment. [+ to infinitive] I'm anxious to get home to open my presents. [+ that] I'm anxious that we get there on time because I don't think there'll be many seats left.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
(Definition of anxious adjective (EAGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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