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English definition of “industrious”


adjective uk   /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əs/ us  
C2 describes a person who works hard: an industrious worker She's extremely competent and industrious.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Marco was working industriously at his desk.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of industrious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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