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Meaning of “conscientious” in the English Dictionary

"conscientious" in British English

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conscientiousadjective

uk   /ˌkɒn.ʃiˈen.ʃəs/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
(Definition of conscientious from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conscientious" in American English

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conscientiousadjective

 us   /ˌkɑn·ʃiˈen·ʃəs/
feeling a ​moralresponsibility to do ​yourworkcarefully and to be ​fair to ​others: She was a conscientious ​worker, and I’ll ​miss her.
(Definition of conscientious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"conscientious" in Business English

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conscientiousadjective

uk   us   /ˌkɒnʃiˈenʃəs/
serious about your ​work and putting a lot of ​effort into doing it in a careful way: Greg Smith is a conscientious and ​dedicatedworker who will be an ​asset to your ​company.
conscientiously
adverb
Employees are expected to ​carry out their ​duties conscientiously.
conscientiousness
noun [U]
The ​studyexamines the ​relationship between conscientiousness and ​flexibility, and their ​effect on ​performance.
(Definition of conscientious from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conscientious”
in Spanish concienzudo, aplicado…
in Vietnamese tận tâm…
in Malaysian hemat…
in Thai รอบคอบ…
in French consciencieux…
in German gewissenhaft…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真的, 尽心尽责的, 一丝不苟的…
in Turkish titiz, dikkatli, çalışkan…
in Russian добросовестный…
in Indonesian rajin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真的, 盡心盡責的, 一絲不苟的…
in Polish sumienny…
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