Meaning of “attentive” in the English Dictionary

"attentive" in British English

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attentiveadjective

uk /əˈten.tɪv/ us /əˈten.t̬ɪv/

(Definition of “attentive” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"attentive" in American English

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attentiveadjective

us /əˈten·tɪv/

listening or watching carefully:

an attentive audience
attentively
adverb us /əˈten·tɪv·li/

The children listened attentively to the story.

(Definition of “attentive” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)