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"avid" in British English

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avidadjective

uk   /ˈæv.ɪd/ us   /ˈæv.ɪd/
avidity
noun [U] uk   /əˈvɪd.ə.ti/ us   /əˈvɪd.ə.t̬i/ formal
avidly
adverb uk   /ˈæv.ɪd.li/ us   /ˈæv.ɪd.li/
She reads avidly. We avidly awaited news of him.
(Definition of avid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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avidadjective

us   /ˈæv·ɪd/
extremely eager or interested: Knowles is an avid runner and cross-country skier.
avidly
adverb us   /ˈæv·ɪd·li/
We listened avidly to the news from our secret radios.
(Definition of avid from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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