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tediousadjective

 us   /ˈtid·i·əs/
boring and ​tiring, esp. because ​long or often ​repeated: tedious ​work/​tasks Learning a new ​computerprogram can be a tedious ​process.
(Definition of tedious from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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tediousadjective

uk   us   /ˈtiː.di.əs/
(Definition of tedious from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tedious”
in Korean 지루한…
in Arabic مُمِلّ…
in Malaysian menjemukan…
in French ennuyeux…
in Russian скучный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 單調乏味的,無趣的…
in Italian tedioso…
in Turkish sıkıcı, bıktırıcı, usandırıcı…
in Polish nużący…
in Spanish tedioso, aburrido…
in Vietnamese chán ngắt…
in Portuguese tedioso…
in Thai น่าเบื่อหน่าย…
in German langweilig…
in Catalan tediós, avorrit…
in Japanese 退屈な, つまらない…
in Chinese (Simplified) 单调乏味的,无趣的…
in Indonesian membosankan…
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