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inquisitiveadjective

uk   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv/ us   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv/
inquisitively
adverb uk   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv.li/ us   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv.li/
The mouse looked around the room inquisitively.
inquisitiveness
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.tɪv.nəs/ us   /ɪnˈkwɪz.ə.t̬ɪv.nəs/
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inquisitiveadjective

us   /ɪnˈkwɪz·ə·t̬ɪv/
(of a person or a person’s behavior) eager to know a lot about people or things: an inquisitive mind Our neighbors are too inquisitive.
(Definition of inquisitive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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