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English definition of “curious”

curious

adjective (INTERESTED)    /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs/ US  /ˈkjʊr.i-/
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."CuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning curiously     /-li/ adverb B2 Curiously (= strangely), there didn't seem to be a bank in the town.Strange, suspicious and unnaturalCuriosityQuestioning people and asking questions in generalSuspecting and questioning
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