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studious

adjective uk   /ˈstjuː.di.əs/ us    /ˈstuː-/

studious adjective (LEARNING)

A studious person enjoys studying or spends a lot of time studying: She was a studious child, happiest when reading.

studious adjective (CAREFUL)

[before noun] very careful or paying attention to all the small details: The report was obviously prepared with studious care and attention.
studiously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
They studiously avoided/ignored each other.
studiousness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
Translations of “studious”
in Spanish estudioso, empollón (peyorativo)…
in French studieux…
in German fleißig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 學習, 好學的, 勤奮的,用功的…
in Russian прилежный…
in Turkish çalışkan, çalışmayı seven, gayretli…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学习, 好学的, 勤奋的,用功的…
in Polish pilny…
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