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English definition of “industrious”

industrious

adjective     /ɪnˈdʌs.tri.əs/
C2 describes a person who works hard: an industrious worker She's extremely competent and industrious.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly industriously     /-li/ adverb Marco was working industriously at his desk .Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly industriousness     /-nəs/ noun [U] Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
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