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English definition of “attentive”

attentive

adjective uk   /əˈten.tɪv/ us    /-t̬ɪv/

attentive adjective (LISTENING)

listening carefully: an attentive audienceCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful

attentive adjective (HELPING)

If someone is attentive, they are very helpful and take care of you: He was very attentive to her when she was ill. A good teacher is always attentive to their students' needs.Kind and thoughtful
attentively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
The children sat listening attentively to the story.Cautious and vigilantPaying attention and being carefulKind and thoughtful
attentiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Kind and thoughtfulCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
(Definition of attentive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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