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Meaning of “diligent” in the English Dictionary

"diligent" in British English

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diligentadjective

uk   us   /ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒənt/
approving careful and using a lot of ​effort: a diligent ​student Leo is very diligent in/about his ​work. Their ​lawyer was ​extremely diligent in preparingtheircase. done in a ​careful and ​detailed way: The ​discovery was made after ​years of diligent ​research.
diligence
noun [U] uk   us   /-dʒəns/
She ​hoped that her diligence would be ​noticed at ​work.
diligently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of diligent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"diligent" in American English

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diligentadjective

 us   /ˈdɪl·ɪ·dʒənt/
careful and ​serious in ​yourwork, or done in a ​careful and ​determined way: a diligent ​worker They made diligent ​efforts to ​carry out ​theirprograms.
diligence
noun [U]  us   /ˈdɪl·ɪ·dʒəns/
(Definition of diligent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “diligent”
in Spanish diligente…
in Vietnamese siêng năng…
in Malaysian rajin…
in Thai ขยันหมั่นเพียร…
in French appliqué…
in German emsig…
in Chinese (Simplified) 认真刻苦的,勤奋的,勤劳的, 细致的,潜心的…
in Turkish dikkatli, çalışkan, gayretli…
in Russian усердный…
in Indonesian rajin…
in Chinese (Traditional) 認真刻苦的,勤奮的,勤勞的, 細致的,潛心的…
in Polish pilny…
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