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1. Energetic in application to work or study. See Synonyms at diligent.
2. Obsolete Skillful; clever.
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|Noun||1.||industriousness - persevering determination to perform a task; "his diligence won him quick promotions"; "frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"|
determination, purpose - the quality of being determined to do or achieve something; firmness of purpose; "his determination showed in his every movement"; "he is a man of purpose"
studiousness - diligent study
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industriousness[ɪnˈdʌstrɪəsnɪs] N [of worker] → laboriosidad f; [of student] → aplicación f, diligencia f
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