Meaning of “curious” in the English Dictionary

"curious" in English

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curiousadjective

uk /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs/ us /ˈkjʊr.i.əs/

curious adjective (INTERESTED)

B1 interested in learning about people or things around you:

I was curious to know what would happen next.
Babies are curious about everything around them.
"Why did you ask?" "I was just curious."

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curiously
adverb uk /ˈkjʊə.ri.əs.li/ us /ˈkjʊr.i.əs.li/

B2 mainly UK

Curiously (= strangely), there didn't seem to be a bank in the town.

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

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curiousadjective

us /ˈkjʊər·i·əs/

curious adjective (INTERESTED)

interested in learning about people or things around you:

[ + to infinitive ] I’m curious to see what’s going to happen on the political scene.

curious adjective (UNUSUAL)

unusual and therefore worth noticing:

A curious figure in a red cape and black boots darted into the building.

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

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curious

If the curious consumer wishes to know more, they must consult the manufacturer by way of the latter's web site and by telephone.
I am very curious to know.
The rapporteur said that those listening to us in the gallery today may be curious as to what the word 'comitology' means.
I find this curious.
I fear that few of our colleagues will have been curious enough to go and see what a detention centre is really like.
I am also curious about the delay given that in 2001, the system's development was planned to take five years, from 2002 to 2007.
I am curious to know his reaction.
We absolutely must consider whether this system is good, because we are curious about each other's opinions, and this is called pluralism of opinion.
We would be curious to know what, and under what conditions, since they will add to the flexibility of the agricultural aid that you recommend and encourage.
Why then is it curious and why do we have reservations when it comes to a legislative commitment on the representation of half the population.