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enthusiastic

adjective uk   /ɪnˌθjuː.ziˈæs.tɪk/ us    /-ˌθuː-/
B2 showing enthusiasm: You don't seem very enthusiastic about the party - don't you want to go tonight?
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enthusiastically
adverb uk   /-tɪ.kəl.i/ us  
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Translations of “enthusiastic”
in Korean 열정적인…
in Arabic مُتَحَمِّس…
in Portuguese entusiasmado, entusiástico…
in Catalan entusiàstic, entusiasmat…
in Japanese 熱心な…
in Italian entusiastico, entusiasta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 熱心的, 熱情的, 熱衷的…
in Russian полный энтузиазма…
in Turkish coşkulu, hevesli, heyecanlı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 热心的, 热情的, 热衷的…
in Polish entuzjastyczny…
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