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conscientious

adjective uk   /ˌkɒn.ʃiˈen.ʃəs/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
C1 putting a lot of effort into your work: a conscientious student
conscientiously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
conscientiousness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “conscientious”
in Vietnamese tận tâm…
in Spanish concienzudo, aplicado…
in Thai รอบคอบ…
in Malaysian hemat…
in French consciencieux…
in German gewissenhaft…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真的, 盡心盡責的, 一絲不苟的…
in Indonesian rajin…
in Russian добросовестный…
in Turkish titiz, dikkatli, çalışkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真的, 尽心尽责的, 一丝不苟的…
in Polish sumienny…
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