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diligentadjective

us   /ˈdɪl·ɪ·dʒənt/
careful and serious in your work, or done in a careful and determined way: a diligent worker They made diligent efforts to carry out their programs.
diligence
noun [U] us   /ˈdɪl·ɪ·dʒəns/
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diligentadjective

uk   /ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒənt/ us   /ˈdɪl.ə.dʒənt/
diligence
noun [U] uk   /ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒəns/ us   /ˈdɪl.ə.dʒəns/
She hoped that her diligence would be noticed at work.
diligently
adverb uk   /ˈdɪl.ɪ.dʒənt.li/ us   /ˈdɪl.ə.dʒənt.li/
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