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curious

adjective uk   /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs/ us    /ˈkjʊr.i-/

curious adjective (INTERESTED)

B1 interested in learning about people or things around you: I was curious to know what would happen next. Babies are curious about everything around them. "Why did you ask?" "I was just curious."
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curious adjective (STRANGE)

strange and unusual: There was a curious-looking man standing outside. A curious thing happened to me yesterday. It's curious (that) Billy hasn't phoned when he promised he would.
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curiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
B2 Curiously (= strangely), there didn't seem to be a bank in the town.
Translations of “curious”
in Korean 호기심 많은…
in Arabic فُضولي…
in French curieux, curieux (de)…
in Turkish meraklı, garip, tuhaf…
in Italian curioso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 感興趣的, 好奇的, 好打聽的…
in Russian любопытный, странный, курьезный…
in Polish ciekawy, dziwny…
in Spanish curioso, extraño, raro…
in Portuguese curioso…
in German seltsam, neugierig…
in Catalan curiós…
in Japanese 知りたがる…
in Chinese (Simplified) 感兴趣的, 好奇的, 好打听的…
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