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English definition of “studious”

studious

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

studious adjective (LEARNING)

describes someone who 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  
(Definition of studious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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