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English definition of “keen”

keen

adjective
 
 
/kiːn/
INTERESTED B1 very interested or enthusiastic: a keen golfer/photographer He's very keen on travelling.Excited, interested and enthusiastic
WANTING TO DO B1 wanting to do something very much: [+ to do sth] The shop is keen to attract new customers.Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctantExcited, interested and enthusiastic
VERY GOOD very good or well developed: a keen sense of smellPower and intensityEnergy, force and power
keenness noun [U] keenly adverb
(Definition of keen from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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