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English definition of “patient”

patient

adjective     /ˈpeɪ.ʃənt/
B1 having patience: Dinner will be ready in half an hour - just be patient! Be patient with her - she's very young. → Opposite impatientPatient and uncomplaining patiently     /-li/ adverb B2 There was a queue of people waiting patiently for the bus to arrive.Patient and uncomplaining
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