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English definition of “punctilious”

punctilious

adjective uk   /pʌŋkˈtɪl.i.əs/ formal us  
very careful to behave correctly or to give attention to details: He was always punctilious in his manners.Wanting everything to be rightCautious and vigilantPaying attention and being careful
punctiliously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
punctiliousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of punctilious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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