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diligent

adjective uk   us   /ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒənt/
approving careful and using a lot of effort: a diligent student Leo is very diligent in/about his work. Their lawyer was extremely diligent in preparing their case. done in a careful and detailed way: The discovery was made after years of diligent research.
diligence
noun [U] uk   us   /-dʒəns/
She hoped that her diligence would be noticed at work.
diligently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Translations of “diligent”
in Vietnamese siêng năng…
in Spanish diligente…
in Thai ขยันหมั่นเพียร…
in Malaysian rajin…
in French appliqué…
in German emsig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真刻苦的,勤奮的,勤勞的, 細致的,潛心的…
in Indonesian rajin…
in Russian усердный…
in Turkish dikkatli, çalışkan, gayretli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真刻苦的,勤奋的,勤劳的, 细致的,潜心的…
in Polish pilny…
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